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Crowdsourcing dreams: Are they the same around the world?

26 November 2013 Last updated at 02:59 GMT

For most of us, dreams are notoriously difficult to recall in detail - and even harder to understand or interpret.

Hunter Soik - a dream-catcher for the digital age - believes he can help.

The Korean-American, who lives in New York, is launching an app for smartphones which will not only allow users to record their dreams, but also create a searchable global database of what goes on in our minds while we sleep.

While some experts worry about such public sharing of private dreams, Soik hopes the technology will give us a new way of looking at what is important collectively to people in different communities at different times.

Produced by the BBC's Anna Bressanin

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