illusory motor movement

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • illusory movement of limbs —    Also known as motor illusion. Both terms are used to denote a type of kinaesthetic hallucination characterized by the illusory sensation of movement of one or more body parts, while these are actually at rest. As noted by the British… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 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

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