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vision in blind people?

Marilyn Berry berry at u.washington.edu
Thu Jul 20 13:24:38 EST 1995


But how can a person blind since birth have visual dreams when they've 
never seen anything?  
 
> Yes, a person who is born blind still has dreams with visual
> perceptions in it. A good recent book is Robert Van De Castle's
> The Dreaming Mind. He has a lot of early theories of dreaming
> included in the book, that I really haven't seen compiled elsewhere.
> He also has chapters on the psychophysiological study of dreaming,
> in which the tidbit above was mentioned. I don't really buy
> his belief in telepathic dreams, but he certainly is a scholar
> in the area.
>  



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