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Dream:ON is the app to help influence your dreams. Over 11million dreams have been recorded so far! Before use, please read the IMPORTANT notes below.
• All Soundscapes are now FREE •
Featured across the world on The BBC, LA Times, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Mashable, T3 and Sky News - launched at the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2012 by psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman from the University of Hertfordshire.
Dream:ON is showing results for about 50% of users who try it for a several nights in a row. It will not work for everyone and can take a number of nights to see results.
Approach the experiment with an open mind, try and forget your taking your phone to bed and remember controlled dreaming is not like turning on a tap, for some users it works the first night, others can take longer. As soon as you awake, complete the Dream Diary and feed back via the app so that we can continue to improve Dream:ON.
http://www.dreamonapp.com for FAQ, support and video.
Dream:ON requires iOS 5.0 or greater.
— HOW DOES IT WORK? —
Put your device on the corner of the bed before going to sleep and Dream:ON begins monitoring your sleep pattern.
When it senses that you are dreaming, it plays a 'SoundScape' which has been crafted to help create your desired dream.
"We have created a new way of carrying out mass
participation experiments. We still know relatively
little about the science of dreaming and this app
may provide a real breakthrough in changing how
we dream, and record and track those dreams."
~ Professor Richard Wiseman
Dream:ON contains a state-of-the-art monitoring engine which will optimise itself. Remember to record your dreams and experiences so everyone can have sweet dreams.
— THE SCIENCE —
Research has shown that most our dreams occur during REM sleep and that your mind is particularly alert to other senses during this stage of sleep.
Dream:ON plays the 'SoundScape' to your subconscious during REM.
Almost everyone dreams several times each night. However, research suggests that people vary in their ability to incorporate the SoundScapes into their dreams and it may take several nights before Dream:ON is effective.
Lucid and controlled dreaming is not a new concept, however, using an iPhone to identify when you are at your most responsive, is. For many people who have mastered the art of lucid dreaming, this was a skill learnt over many years.
— THE EXPERIMENT —
You can view a graph of your movement during your sleep, tag Facebook friends who appeared in your dreams, and post a short description of your dream to our experimental 'Dream Bank'.
The 'Dream Bank' will be used to examine lots of different issues, including whether men and women differ in their dreams, how dreams vary with age, and if world events impact on the nation's dreams. All data sent to Dream:ON is totally anonymous.
— FREE FEATURES —
• Smart alarm to wake you at the optimum moment.
• two free soundscape
• Sleep monitor and dream graphs
• Dream Diary
• Share your Dreams
• Snooze function
• Choice of alarm sounds
You can also purchase additional SoundScapes from the Dream Store.
— REQUIREMENTS —
• Do not lock your device's screen; it will turn off automatically
• Place the device on your bed close to your head.
• Optimised for solo sleeping
• Keep your device on charge
• The application will not work with Tempur or any other 'foam' mattresses
Dream:ON - from YUZA
What's New in Version 2.0.2
We were hoping for 10,000 people to join Dream:ON... we had 300,000 in the first week! Thank you to everyone involved!
Version 2.0.2 fixes a crash some people had when launching after the last update.
We have spent a lot of time reviewing all the feedback, and have made a whole bunch of improvements for version 2.0:
— Screen turns off fully on iPhones
— You can leave portrait-lock on
— 10 more alarm sounds
— iPod and iPad support
— Vastly improved accessibility (VoiceOver) for users with visual impairments
— Select a song from your device's music library as an alarm
— Really fast sleep-graph!
— Much more sensitive to your movements in the night
— Soundscapes now adjust their volume more actively so they don't wake you up as much (this may still happen, everyone sleeps differently)
— Improved self-calibration (helps with movement detection)
— An improved the Dream Store and Diary
— There were also a few bugs that we have fixed, and we've worked hard to increase performance under-the-hood
If you have any issues using Dream:ON, you can contact us from the Information page of the app, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, we can't reply to comments on iTunes, so please help us by emailing your thoughts, questions and suggestions.
~ Dream:ON Team, London
Actually a decent app?
My MD told me to download this and after hearing the concept I thought he was drunk, but (being open minded) I gave it a go and genuinely if you don't expect the world, like all these other professional app developers reviewing here, you WILL be impressed!
I can get 5 hours of sleep, wake up 20 - 30 minutes earlier than usual (as it sounds the alarm depending on your sleep status) and I feel refreshed and ready to face the day - with my outlook on getting out of bed with a traditional alarm, that's a miracle.
I can understand everybody's problems with the soundscapes (which work) as after paying an extortionate £0.00 for the app and a whole £0.69 for certain soundscapes quite rightly we should expect the world for this app...
Basically: read the bio, expect a good nights sleep and feeling refreshed the next morning. The dream influence 'does not work with everybody'. That means 'not everybody', not 'everybody'. Don't give abysmal reviews to a really clever app that deserves credit and then go and give 5 stars to 'Tap the Frog'.
This app is no where near to working. The idea is good but executed badly. It never plays the soundscape during your REM phase, it only plays its 20-30 minutes before your alarm is supposed to wake you. You're completely screwed if you have a lie in the next morning and don't actually want an alarm to wake you up. You then set it for 11am or something like that and you may end up waking up around 10 and decide you've had enough sleep. If that's the case then you've just wasted the whole night of a possible lucid dream but your app hasn't gone off yet and won't till about half 10 (30 minutes before the alarm). I do a lot of early shifts so I'm often setting my alarm for 4:30 and sleeping around midnight. The other dream app I use (DreamZ) tells me that my first rem rep is usually 90 minutes after falling asleep. That means the soundscape should be going off then, not at 4am. All it did this morning was wake me up from my 'deep' sleep which frustrated me as I still had 30 minutes before my alarm went off. If you want a soundscape to go off when you are ACTUALLY in your rem phase then download DreamZ. Yes it costs £2.49 but this app proves that you get what you pay for. Rant over.
Sort of ok
1. Tracks your sleep pattern, seems to work.
2. Easy to use
3. Kind of influenced dream ever slightly but nothing conclusively, certainly not as described in the dreamscape, however, I haven't had my usually nightmares anymore.
1. Never conclusively influenced my dreams.
2.WHY ON GODS HOLY EARTH do they produce dreamscapes such as " being chased by zombies" or "alone in a haunted house" etc etc. I want dreams not nightmares. The only thing i can imagine worse than these nightmares would be actually waking up in the night hearing this thing playing zombie or ghostly noise! To further rad insult to injury the dreamscapes are walking through a garden! Trip Tokyo!.... Really!? I can dream a little bigger than a long haul flight or a walk through an allotment! What about flying through the clouds, superpowers, spy thriller... Don't be scare dot dream a little bigger than a park!
3. It's a shame the dreamscape only comes on 30 mins before you wake up, it would be nice if it came on throughout the night.
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: 20 May 2012
- Version: 2.0.2
- Size: 26.3 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: SKAN VENTURES LIMITED
- © 2012 Skan Ventures Limited
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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