Thomas has a long-lasting fascination for the human brain and how thoughts emerge from such a tiny piece of matter. His research focuses on understanding how modulations of sleep and vigilance constrain our brain's ability to produce sensations, decisions or actions. At Monash University, Thomas is extending this work to wakefulness and is examining how mind-wandering and day-dreaming affect our capacity to interact with our environment. His work is part of a broader inter-disciplinary focus on sleep, dreams, mind-wandering and.Read more about Thomas Andrillon's research
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While you were sleeping
When we dream, we get so absorbed by our fantasies that the external world is shut out, even though the brain can still process sensory information.