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What do rats dream of?

26 June 2015

New research by Dr Hugo Spiers (UCL Experimental Psychology), Dr Freyja Ólafsdóttir and Dr Caswell Barry (both UCL Biosciences) has found that when rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat. Read: Daily Mail, More: New Scientist, Belfast Telegraph, Discover, Metro, Huffington Post, Yahoo News, UCL News, Listen: BBC World Service 'Science in Action' (from 20 mins 4 secs)