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Published by Society for Psychical Research in London .
Written in English


  • Hallucinations and illusions.

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SeriesFrederic W. H. Myers memorial lectures,, 14
LC ClassificationsRC534 .W3
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5838810M
LC Control Number61046827

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Each year, some two million people in the United Kingdom experience visual hallucinations. Infrequent, fleeting visual hallucinations, often around sleep, are a usual feature of life. In contrast, consistent, frequent, persistent hallucinations during waking are strongly associated with clinical disorders; in particular delirium, eye disease, psychosis, and dementia. The neurophysiological aspects of hallucinations of illusory experience: the fourteenth Frederic W.H. Myers Memorial Lecture / by W. Grey Walter Walter, W. Grey (William Grey), [ Government publication, Book: ] At Murdoch University. The neurophysiological aspects of hallucinations and illusory experience. The fourteenth Frederic W. H. Myers memorial lecture. London: Society for Psychical Research. Green, C. (). An Enquiry into Some States of Consciousness and their Physiological Foundation, Unpublished B. Litt. thesis, University of Oxford. Green, C. (a). hallucinational, hallucinative /heuh looh seuh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. /heuh looh seuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to.

Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs), or 'hearing voices', in the absence of any external auditory stimulus is the most commonly reported symptom of schizophrenia with a prevalence of around 70%. Synesthesia is a perceptual condition in which stimulation in one sensory modality elicits a concurrent sensation in another. The authors studied possible electrophysiological correlates of synesthetic experience in 17 subjects claiming to continuously experience chromatic-graphemical synesthesia and a matched control by: encompasses!such!experience!ditionalphilosophical conceptionincludes!perceptualexperiences,identical!innatureto!experiences!that couldbehad!whilstperceivingthe!world,saveonlythattheyare!had!whilstnot. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep—for good reasons—is referred to as paradoxical sleep: our blood pressure, heart rate and breathing become elevated. And electroencephalography (EEG) recordings show a peculiar, lower voltage and mixed frequency pattern (Horne, ; La Berge et al., ). In fact, the firing pattern of most neurons during REM sleep resemble those of wakefulness—and in some Cited by: 5.

Typically reported as vivid, multisensory experiences which may spontaneously resolve, hallucinations are present at high rates during childhood. The risk of associated psychopathology is a major cause of concern. On the one hand, the risk of developing further delusional ideation has been shown to be reduced by better theory of mind by: 1. Author(s): Walter,W Grey(William Grey), Title(s): The neurophysiological aspects of hallucinations and illusory experience. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Society for Psychical Research [] Description: 24 p. ill. Language: English MeSH: Brain*; Hallucinations* NLM ID: R[Book]. Induction of an illusory shadow person. while supporting the neurophysiological and anatomical substrates in the brain that correspond to various aspects of experience of illusory. (). The neurophysiological aspects of hallucinations and illusory experience. London: Society for Psychical Research, The new biology of dreaming. The objective study of mental imagery. The other side of the brain: II. An appositional : Andreas Mavromatis.