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Old July 20 2010, 05:49 PM   #143
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Re: Inception (Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio) Grading & Discuss

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And the dream time dilation is not a real thing, dreams actually occur in real time, and the entire premise of the movie relies on that conceit. So those were always in the back of my mind.
...but a dream that can seem to last hours occurs in seconds of real time. The movie got that right.
No, it didn't.

Most studies show that when REM dreamers are awakened 5-15 minutes after the beginning of REM and asked to decide on the basis of the duration of the events in their dreams how long they had been dreaming, almost 90% of the time the subjects answered correctly between 5-15 minutes.
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