Can blind people see in their dreams?!

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:39pm


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Tue, 03/29/2011 - 2:09am

no but all their other senses like touch and stuff and stronger

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 2:18am

i believe i read somewhere that blind people dream in mostly sounds. which makes sense because of the fact that what we dream about every night are collaborations of things we have seen, heard, smelled, etc, whether consciencly or subconsciously. so if you were born without sight you wouldnt have the memories to dream of. but if you lost your sight anywhere after, say, 5 years of age, then you would have memories to collaborate with your other senses and still have what you and i consider "normal" dreams. i studied dreams for awhile in psychology. it captivated my interest because i guess i am part of only 12% of people who dream in black and white. anyway you may wanna double check that but i believe its the answer to your question i am super baked but glad you are pondering. now what i wonder is if someone is both blind and deaf, can they really dream in simply smells tastes and touch. if anyone on here is blind and deaf...well...would whoevers reading this to them please ask them to explain how they dream?

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 3:21pm

if they were born blind, then no they do not see in their dreams but if they once were able to see then they can see in their dreams, but say they lost their sight at age 15 and they are now 50, they still see in their dreams the way things looked when that person was 15,,,,,, does that make sense?

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:50pm
 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:02pm
bbyBLAZE Says:
 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:04pm
ERWS Says:

I went blind when i was born and looked back...

 
 
Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:02am
south57 Says:

woa... how can you read this highdea?

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:13pm
Lavos Says:

Ive always had highdead that black people run a "vision and sight simulator" in their hears based on sound and texture.

edit---what the fuck? I meant blind people :s

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:41pm
toridactyl Says:
 
 
Fri, 04/29/2011 - 3:06am
Dafafa420 Says:

hahahahaha racist stoner alert!!! lol jk jk

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:45pm

omg i know right!?!?! like is it just darkness or is it like them dreaming of what they would see if they could see?

http://highdeas.com/hd/Highnote

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:46pm

De acuerdo to 4green2child0, many people who could see earlier in their lives experience sight in their dreams, but people who were blind from birth can't. Just like you can't experience completely new senses in your dreams. Or, how before you had been high, you couldn't dream about being high, but now you can probably have a pretty realistic dream in which you're high.

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:47pm
 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 8:49pm

i'm not sure.. maybe a blind guy will read this post and answer you xD

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:10pm
skyeclops Says:

Blind people who have not been blind they're whole life can see in their dreams, but people who are born blind can only see figures and images and sounds.

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:10pm

http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=765
if you wanted a source!

 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:21pm
 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 10:40pm
Samma Says:
 
 
Thu, 04/28/2011 - 11:37pm

dude for real me and my buddy at work work talkin about this today

 
 
Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:44am
BCBrony Says:

what does the voice sound like inside a deaf person's head while he is thinking to himself?

 
 
Fri, 04/29/2011 - 2:11am

&If they can see in their dreams, what do they see if they haven't seen anything before?

 
 
Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:26pm

yes they can. dreams are caused by DMT which is the strongest natural hallucinogen and your brain produces this during REM sleep.... i think its awesome that we make our own cannabinoids and hallucinogens :)