hypnagogic imagery

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • hypnagogic hallucination —    Also known as hypnagogic imagery, hypnagogic reverie, hypnagogic illusion, hypnagogic visualization, presomnal sensation, predormital hallucination, anthypnic sensation, oneirogagic image, phantasma, vision of half sleep, and faces in the dark …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Imagery — Both a mental process (as in imagining) and a wide variety of procedures used in therapy to encourage changes in attitudes, behavior, or physiological reactions. As a mental process, it is often defined as any thought representing a sensory… …   Medical dictionary

  • imagery — n. the production of vivid mental representations by the normal processes of thought. Hypnagogic imagery occurs just before falling asleep, and the images are often very distinct. Hypnopompic imagery occurs in the state between sleep and full… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hypnagogic — Concerning the drowsiness one commonly feels before sleep, the transitional state preceding sleep, and also the hallucinations that may occur at that time. The original French word hypnagogique was derived from Greek roots hypno , sleep + agogos …   Medical dictionary

  • hypnagogic — adj.; see imagery …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Наложение Образа, Создание Образа (Eidetic, Imagery) — создание ярких психических представлений в ходе обычного процесса мышления. Гипнагогическое наложение образа (hypnagogic imagery) возникает у человека непосредственно перед моментом его погружения в сон, причем возникающие образы часто являются… …   Медицинские термины

  • Hypnagogia — (Greek ὕπνος, húpnos sleep + the root found in ἄγω, ágō to lead away, conduct, convey , ἀγωγεύς, agōgeús conveyor , ἀγωγή, agōgḗ abduction, transport, leading away etc.), often misspelled hypnogogia , is a term coined by Alfred Maury for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mental image — A mental image is an experience that, on most occasions, significantly resembles the experience of perceiving some object, event, or scene, but occurs when the relevant object, event, or scene is not actually present to the senses.[1][2][3][4]… …   Wikipedia

  • image — 1. Representation of an object made by the rays of light emanating or reflected from it. 2. Representation produced by x rays, ultrasound, tomography, thermography, radioisotopes, etc. 3. To produce such representations. [L. imago, likeness]… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tetris effect — The Tetris effect is the ability of an activity to which people devote sufficient time and attention to begin overshadow their thoughts, mental images, and dreams. It is named after the video game Tetris . In the game a player rotates and moves… …   Wikipedia

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