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can blind people see their dreams

can people who were blind for their whole life see their dreams and if so what do they see?

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Re:can blind people see their dreams

Hi, my name is Josie, and I am a high school student. I am taking a psychology class and I am doing an honors project that focuses on the dreams of blind people. Would anyone be willing to let me interview them about their dream experiences? My project requires conducting an interview, so I need help. I have to have my interview done by November 2.

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I would be interested in more details about how do you dream, because I am writing a study about the dreams of congenitally blind. Could you please email me to
Thank you!

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Straight from the horses mouth...I've been blind all my life, I was born that way, and I do dream. I had one dream when I was little, where I actually knew that I was dreaming. Most of the time of course, your asleep, and don't realize that your dreaming until you wake up. But I remember lying on the livingroom floor, and I could feel myself going into a dream. I've never had that happen again, but it was pretty interesting.
As far as dreams in general, I've had lots of them. I'm not sure exactly what your questions are, so this explanation could get long. Lol. Anyway, I've had people ask me if I dream in color? And do I see people when I dream, see what they look like? Or, if I'm dreaming, if there are objects in my dream, say an animal, a table, what have you, do I know what it looks like?
So, to the first question, I usually don't dream in color. However, I do know what colors are, the general ones. For example, if I hear the word blue, I think of the sky, the ocean, or someone's shirt.
Green I associate with the grass.
White, black, brown/tan I associate with a person's skin color.
Red I associate with flames or passion, or blood. Some people may find that morbid, but I don't.
Anyway, you get the idea.
On to the second question, if I dream about someone I know, then I already know what they look like, so yes I see them. If I'm dreaming about someone I don't know, if I dream about a baby for example, then I generally know what they look like, but I don't get into the characteristics that would separate one baby from another. So, I know that babies are small, so in my dream, their small, but I don't see eye color, hair color, etc.
If I dream that I'm in need of assistance, and a police officer comes up, then I know he/she's wearing a blue uniform, that they have a gun & a badge on them, etc, but again, I won't see facial characteristics, hair color or eye color..
And finally for the third question, I know what an object looks like. So if I'm dreaming that I'm talking to someone, and we're sitting in chairs, I see the chairs. Not in color, but if you asked me about it the next morning, I could tell you that we were sitting in chairs talking.
I hope this helps clarify things for you somewhat. It'd be easier to explain in person, so if you need more of an explanation, don't hesitate to ask.
I've done public speaking all my life to both children and adults, so I'm usually good at answering their questions.

Re:can blind people see their dreams

I was told that blind people dream in auditory.


Re:can blind people see their dreams

i think they can see them and whatever we see in ours.

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