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    in a dark room hearing demonic voices, your mind making up false noises due to many possible reasons. A hallucination is the perception of a noise, smell, or sight that is not physically present. These hallucinations are forced, and many scientist have a hard time understanding the meaning behind having one. There are two types of hallucinations: auditory and visual hallucinations. Hallucinations are associated with sleep deprivation, the use of certain drugs, and specific neurological illnesses.

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    Television is only possible because this disintegration, reconfiguration, contraction (i.e., compression), and extension of visual sensory experience occurs during dreams. Accordingly, both television viewing and dreams may be said to include (or involve) reduced ability to think, anxiety, and increased distractibility. Television thus compels attention, as it is compelled in the dream, but it is an unnatural and hallucinatory experience. Hence, television is addictive. Similar to the visual experience

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    Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness

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    Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness The idea of consciousness has been contemplated throughout the course of neurobiology and behavior. When does it begin or end? And what, precisely, is consciousness? Though researchers may only approximate the answers to these questions, a few things may be inferred. Since the subconscious mind is the sleeping mind, the conscious mind can be thought of as the awakened mind, the mind which shows itself to others most often. (1) This is not to say that

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    Auditory and visual hallucinations have been occuring on and off in Ms.M’s life long before the diagnosis of schizophrenia was being made. The characteristics of the images that she described remain the same (eg. Shadow-like, human figures, moving, etc) throughout the years. However, she said that she has not been hearing voices for 2 years. It seems like the treatments she received neither lessen nor worsen her visual hallucinations but improve her auditory hallucinations. In fact, it remains

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    drama that revolves around the main character, Donnie Darko, after he survives a freak accident. The film follows him as he tries to understand his delusions of the world ending and a man dressed in a bunny suit called Frank. His delusions and hallucinations lead him to kill people and even set someones house on fire all because he is following the directions of Frank. At the end of the movie he goes back in time through a metal orb he hallucinates and seems to lets himself get killed by the airplane

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    it’s made quite clear that Abigail Williams is a Schizophrenic throughout the play. The reader is brought to this revelation due to her having auditory and visual hallucinations, social paranoia, and having trouble with executive functioning. To illustrate, Abigail has frequent hallucinations, both visual and auditory. The first hallucination we see into throughout the play is

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    Hypnagogic Hallucinations and Sleep Paralysis

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    from https://ezproxy.greatbay.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/208504596?accountid=3779 LOVE, H. (2012). Sleep Paralysis. Skeptic, 17(2), 50-55. Knott, Dr. Laurence. "Hypnagogic Hallucinations." Patient.co.uk. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2014. McMahon, M. What are Hypnagogic Hallucinations?. wiseGEEK. Retrieved April 14, 2014, from http://www.wisegeek.org/what-are-hypnagogic-hallucinations.htm

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    Las Vegas when the main character Hunter S. Thompson does Acid. My favorite hallucination was one night after taking five 15 mg pills, I was sitting on my bed observing my room come to life, all the inanimate objects began to move. Electric tape held up a picture my friend a drawled for me on my wall. The electric tape left the picture and crawled across my room wall then across my floor like an inch worm. The hallucinations I witnessed were mesmerizing. I was terrifying that I was actually seeing

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    from the dead was certainly a hallucination; it is unlikely that her cheeks were rosy or she was smiling; as wasted away and apathetic as she was by the time of her death, there is no way she could have broken out of her iron-doored tomb. It is more likely that the narrator began to hallucinate little things at first: a slight flush on her cheeks and a smile on her lips; then he imagined bigger things, like Madeline standing in his door, covered in blood. This hallucination theory is more rational than

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    Complex Visual Hallucinations and Macular Degeneration Located in the center of the retina, the sensitive macula provides us with sight in the center of our field of vision. When we look directly at something, the macula allows us to see the fine details. This sharp, straight-ahead vision is necessary for driving, reading, recognizing faces, and doing close work, such as sewing. Macular degeneration is the impairment of this central macular area. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the

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