thermal illusion

thermal illusion
   Also known as temperature illusion. Both terms are used to denote a misperception or misinterpretation of temperature stimuli. Examples of thermal illusions are " paradoxical cold and "paradoxical heat.
   Long, R.R. (1977). Sensitivity of cutaneous cold fibers to noxious heat: Paradoxical cold discharge. Journal of Neurophysiology, 40, 489-502.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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