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Japanese scientists can read dreams in breakthrough with MRI scans

Forget Freud and psychotherapy. You want to read dreams, get an MRI and a pattern recognition program for your computer. Researchers have managed what they said was "the world's first decoding" of nighttime visions.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 9:55am

Dreamers choose 'meng' as their word of the year

The Chinese character meng, meaning dream, has been named "character of the year" on the mainland, putting poll organisers and much of the public on a collision course over how the word should be interpreted.

21 Dec 2012 - 4:37am

Slumbers never cease with these nap apps

In fast-paced Hong Kong, there's one thing that most of us want more of: sleep.

'Many people doze off on their way to work; I know they don't have enough sleep,' says Dr Chung Kai-fai, of the Hong Kong Society of Sleep Medicine, adding that 'enough' ranges from six to 10 hours a night, depending on the person.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Follow your dreams

Do you know what you want to be? To truly live, is to follow your heart, to realise that you can achieve your dreams.

You have your dream, and you want to live it. Well, to get there, you need to take a few steps along the way. Nobody ever accomplishes their dream by just wishing. You have to work at it a little bit at a time.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


I believe everyone has a dream. In my 17 years, I have dreamt many things. Some of them turned into reality, but some are still thoughts.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The stage for your dreams to come true

If you dream of being on stage and are below the age of 25, this is your last chance to sign up for 'The Stage of Dreams' and show off your musical talents. Download an application form at www.summermusic.hk/yp/stage and follow the instructions to submit your entry.

The competition deadline is July 25.

21 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Put your dreams first

Everyone has a dream - perhaps to be a successful athlete or an artist. No matter what it is, if you want to achieve it, you have to make sacrifices.

31 Dec 2009 - 12:00am


Go to the Young Post website choose 'Listening' from the menu and find the sound clips for this week's exercise. Each relates to a question below


Question 1

Where were the six people in their dreams? Write the person's name under the correct picture.

(Jenny / Peter / Molly / Denis / Helen / John)

Question 2

4 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

'You know rock stars always get into trouble. Even I get into trouble all the time, so what can you do? If he couldn't make it, I was going to dress up like Boy George and ... be the DJ.'

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Starbook - A Magical Tale of Love and Regeneration

Starbook - A Magical Tale of Love and Regeneration

by Ben Okri

Rider, HK$187

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am