someone you know dreams in black and white

Black and white TV generation have monochrome dreams
By Richard Alleyne, Science Correspondent
Last Updated: 5:01pm BST 17/10/2008

New research suggests that the type of television you watched as a child has a profound effect on the colour of your dreams.

While almost all under 25s dream in colour, thousands of over 55s, all of whom were brought up with black and white sets, often dream in monchrome – even now.

The findings suggest that the moment when Dorothy passes out of monochrome Kansas and awakes in Technicolor Oz may have had more significance for our subconscious than we literally ever dreamed of.

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It never occured to me that some people might dream in black and white. I wonder how gaming and even texting will eventually affect slumber-time… will we start dream-communicating in acronyms?

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