kinaesthetic illusion

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • kinaesthetic hallucination —    Also known as kinesthetic hallucination, kinaesthetic illusion, and hallucination of motion. The term kinaesthetic hallucination is indebted to the Greek words kinèsis (movement) and aisthèsis (feeling). In a broad sense, it is used to denote… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • kinaesthetic aftereffect —    The term kinaesthetic aftereffect is indebted to the Greek words kinèsis (movement) and aisthèsis (feeling). It refers to an illusory movement related experience which is influenced by an actual movement. An example of the kinaesthetic… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Pinocchio illusion —    Also referred to as phantom nose illusion. The eponym Pinocchio illusion refers to Pinocchio, the protagonist of the childrens book The Adventures of Pinocchio by the Italian author Carlo Lorenzini, better known as Carlo Collodi (18261890). It …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • body schema illusion —    Also known as body schema disturbance, *somato éidolie, *disorder of corporeal awareness, illusion of corporeal transformation, and illusion of corporeal displacement. All six terms are used to denote an illusory change in the size, relation,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • motor illusion —    Also known as motor sensation and illusory movement. The term motor illusion is indebted to the Latin noun motio, which means movement. It is used to denote a * kinaesthetic hallucination characterized by the illusory sensation of movement of… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • illusory arm extension —    The term illusory arm extension refers to a subclass of the motor illusions, which is itself a subclass of the group of illusory movement experiences. The phenomenon of illusory arm extension can be induced by means of vibratory stimulation of …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and hallucinations —    GBS is known under more than 20 names, including Guillain Barré Strohl syndrome, Landry Guillain Barré syndrome, Landry s paralysis,    Landry s ascending paralysis, Landry s syndrome, Kussmaul Landry syndrome, Landry Kussmaul syndrome, acute… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • illusory movement experience —    Also known as illusory motor movement. Both terms refer to a hallucinated feeling of movement, such as the feeling of flying, falling, or floating, as well as elevator feelings, sensations of acceleration, and spinning sensations. Illusory… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • aftereffect —    Also known as aftersensation and perceptual aftereffect. All three terms refer to the illusory visual perception that may follow prolonged exposure to a particular visual stimulus. As a rule, aftereffects present themselves in the inverted… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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