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A hallucination, in the broadest sense of the word, is a perception in the absence of a stimulus. In a stricter sense, hallucinations are defined as perceptions in a conscious and awake state in the absence of external stimuli which have qualities of real perception, in that they are vivid, substantial, and located in external objective space.
Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Study: Spiritualists are more likely to report unusual auditory phenomena early in life

Study: Spiritualists are more likely to report unusual auditory phenomena early in life

Study reveals a brain mechanism underlying visual hallucinations in the blind

Study reveals a brain mechanism underlying visual hallucinations in the blind

Lab models can be the best way to study hallucinations, neuroscientists say

Lab models can be the best way to study hallucinations, neuroscientists say

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

Study: Impact of earlier diagnosis in focal epilepsy goes beyond timely treatment

Study: Impact of earlier diagnosis in focal epilepsy goes beyond timely treatment

Study paves way to better understand the pathophysiology of schizophrenia

Study paves way to better understand the pathophysiology of schizophrenia

Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

Brain disconnections in Parkinson’s patients might lead to visual hallucination, study says

Brain disconnections in Parkinson’s patients might lead to visual hallucination, study says

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Scientists identify microrna that provides clues for quieting auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia

Scientists identify microrna that provides clues for quieting auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia

Structural differences in key brain region linked to hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia

Structural differences in key brain region linked to hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia

Charles Bonnet syndrome: an interview with Dr. Dominic ffytche

Charles Bonnet syndrome: an interview with Dr. Dominic ffytche