hallucinations

Young woman with hand up to face amid distorted reflections

Neuroscientists say the best way to study hallucinations is via lab models where they can be induced in anyone, anytime.

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A new method for inducing visual hallucinations in healthy individuals could lead to new treatments for controlling them in people with Parkinson’s disease, UNSW researchers say.  

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Our ability to visually interpret the environment around us is easily taken for granted. But what about when we start to see things that aren’t there?