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Head on Brain in Brain

Henry Head, in a photograph taken in 1914 or in some other year, the documentation being unclear. by Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research staff Nowadays not many people read Brain on Head in Brain. That could change, because this year is the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Russell Brain’s mostly-admiring six-page essay called “Henry Head: A Man [...]

Do Blind People See Things in Their Dreams?

A question from reader Josiah: “Do blind people see when they dream? I think there are two sides to the question, dealing with people who were born blind, and those who used to be able to see.” Whether visual imagery is present in the dreams of the blind has been pondered by scientists since the early 19th [...]