physical illusions


physical illusions
физические иллюзии

English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • physical illusion —    Also known as stimulus distortion illusion. Both terms refer to an * illusion attributable to physical rather than neurophysiological or cognitive mechanisms. Some examples of physical illusions are the * mirage, the * rainbow, the * anthelic… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • City of Illusions —   …   Wikipedia

  • Positive illusions — People often hold beliefs about themselves, the world, and the future which are more positive than reality can sustain. These beliefs are called positive illusions. What positive illusions do people hold? Three types of positive illusions have… …   Wikipedia

  • illusion —    Formerly known as illusio, fallacia, and idolum. The term illusion comes from the Latin verb illudere, which means to mock, to delude, to tempt. It is unknown when and by whom the term was introduced, but it has been in use since ancient times …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • visual illusion —    Also known as optical illusion. Both terms are commonly used to denote a visual percept that has its basis in a stimulus derivative of the extra corporeal environment (also referred to as a point de repère) which is either misperceived or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • celestial illusion —    The term celestial illusion is indebted to the Latin noun caelum, which means heaven. It is used to denote a group of *size illusions characterized by an apparent increase in the size of celestial bodies when these are perceived above the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • moon illusion —    Also known as Moon size illusion and horizon illusion. All three terms refer to the Moon s apparently increased size when it approaches the horizon, in comparison with its perceived size when it is in the zenith. The ratio of this apparent… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • collective hallucination —    Also known as collective percipience and collective apparition. All three terms are indebted to the Latin adjective collectivus, which means gathered or united. They are used to denote a rare type of hallucination that is shared by a limited… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • mirage —    The term mirage comes from the French verb se mirer, which means to reflect or to be reflected. It is unknown who introduced the term. It appears in the title of a paper by the French physicist Gaspard Monge, Comte de Péluse (17461818), who… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Alhazan — (c. 965 1040)    Alhazan, whose real name was Abu Ali al Hasan ibn al Haytham, is also known under the names al Basra (from Basra, in what is now Iraq), and al Misri (from Egypt). He was an Arab mathematician, who has been credited with providing …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • phantom —    The term phantom comes from the Greek noun phantasma, which means ghost or spectre. It was used in 1847 by the British surgeon Walter Cooper Dendy (1794 1871) as a synonym for the term ghost. Seeking to explain the perception ofphantoms by… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations


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