optical hallucination

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Illusion — An illusion is a distortion of the senses, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. While illusions distort reality, they are generally shared by most people. [ Solso, R. L. (2001). Cognitive psychology (6th… …   Wikipedia

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