sleep-learning


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sleep-learn·ing

(slēp′lûr′nĭng)
n.
Attempted instruction in a subject during sleep, usually by means of recordings. Also called hypnopedia.

sleep-learning

n
the idea that people can learn things while they are asleep
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Noun1.sleep-learning - teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
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In this future, children are educated through sleep-learning, individuality and initiative are shunned, recreational drug use and sex are encouraged and the population is programmed to accept its station in life.
This method of sleep-learning is found most useful in linguistics- to learn new languages.
Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley: dystopian view of how reproductive technology and sleep-learning combine to change society, all told in 63,766 words.