- visual experience
- The term visual experience was introduced in or shortly before 1928 by the German-American biological psychologist and philosopher Heinrich Klüver (1897-1979) to denote a specific subjective feeling that may accompany the * visual hallucinations occurring in mescaline intoxication, such as *presque vu and * dual system experience. Klüver distinguishes such visual experiences from hallucinations proper, as well as from * synaesthesias, *metamorphopsias, and other perceptual phenomena that may arise in * mescalism, because they do not fulfil all the formal criteria of *hallucinations proper.ReferencesKlüver, H. (1966). Mescal and Mechanisms of hallucinations. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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