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Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Oliver Sacks
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-08 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing? Hallucinations don't belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. In some
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Jan Dirk Blom, Iris E.C. Sommer
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-21 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The work aims to provide an overview of the field of contemporary hallucinations research. It will consist of 28 chapters, the writing of which will be put out to international experts specialized in the specific fields at hand. The work aims to be unique, in that it intends to cover
A Dictionary of Hallucinations
Language: en
Pages: 553
Authors: Jan Dirk Blom
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-08 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to serve as a reference manual for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, general practitioners, and academics dealing professionally with concepts of hallucinations and other sensory deceptions.
The Neuroscience of Hallucinations
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: Renaud Jardri, Arnaud Cachia, Pierre Thomas, Delphine Pins
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-25 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Hallucinatory phenomena have held the fascination of science since the dawn of medicine, and the popular imagination from the beginning of recorded history. Their study has become a critical aspect of our knowledge of the brain, making significant strides in recent years with advances in neuroimaging, and has established common
Real Hallucinations
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Matthew Ratcliffe
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: MIT Press

Schizophrenia and selfhood -- Thought insertion clarified -- Voices of anxiety -- Trauma and trust -- Intentionality and interpersonal experience -- Varieties of hallucination -- Metaphilosophical conclusion