I’m not convinced that the study is valid. I mean, four isn’t very convincing – it would be like accepting Rocky was valid or something.
And not only that, we all know what four teen age boys would dream of at a slumber party, yes?
Considering that they’re known for crawling through the sprawling subterranean networks of the world, it should come as no surprise that rats actually dream about the places they want to go.
That’s according to researchers from University College London – who claimed that when the rodents are shown an inaccessible food treat, they’re likely to dream about how they can get it when they nod off to sleep.
Or as lead researcher Hugo Spiers put it: ‘It’s like looking at a holiday brochure for Greece the day before you go – that night you might dream about the pictures.’
The discovery was made by the team after they placed four rats at the bottom of a T-shaped pathway, where the animals could see the food but couldn’t access it.
It’s always what you can’t have; that’s where the saying “It’s the chase.” comes from.
From the reaches,