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Hallucinations

How To Help Your Teen Sleep As School Begins

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

School starts for John in a few weeks. He is now in a position to excel. It is my heartfelt hope that all children and teens will get the attention and support they need to sleep better and be at their best.

David Lohr

Alleged Kidnapping Victim Sent To Jail To Ensure That She Testifies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

In an extraordinarily rare legal move, a Pennsylvania judge ordered an alleged kidnapping victim held behind bars to make sure she shows up at the sus...

A Place Called Pluto

Greg O'Brien | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

Anyone who doesn't think they are going to die some day, please raise your right hand. Death comes to all. In the natural we have little rule over ti...

I See Dead People

Liz Jackson | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Jackson

Before I got sick (with an Idiopathic Neuropathy), I thought hallucinations led to stays at an insane asylum. And now that I get them, I wonder how quickly I'll be judged when others find out.

This Sleep Condition Sounds Too Crazy To Be True

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Many of those afflicted with sleep paralysis report the perceived presence of a human figure at the bedside, often described as dark, like a ghost or a shadow. Understandably, this experience in the middle of the night, as you come out of sleep, can be downright terrifying.

Kevin Hines Is Still Alive

San Francisco magazine | Posted 09.18.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

Hines has experienced a lot of notoriety as a bridge-jump survivor. He was in the documentary film The Bridge. He sat across the interview table from Larry King on CNN. Every newspaper in town has written about him.

Feel Like a Butterfly, See Like a Bee? The Mystery of Perception

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

No philosopher using deduction or researcher using brain scans has been able to prove with certainty that our perception of the world matches "reality as it is out there."

Exhaustion, Hallucinations, and Sickness -- the Effects of College Sleeplessness

Uloop | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Uloop

Ever since I arrived at college, I have been taking notice of the odd happenings in my life directly tied to little or no rest and have wondered if the same crazy things happen to my fellow classmates.

Seeing What Isn't There: Oliver Sacks's Hallucinations

Michael Roth | Posted 03.02.2013 | Books
Michael Roth

Sacks has turned hallucinations from something bizarre and frightening into something that seems part of what it means to be a person. His book, too, is a medical and human triumph.

What God Tells Us

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Brian D. Cohen

I am on sabbatical from teaching to work with chronically mentally ill patients in a hospital setting. The patients I encounter are fortunate to have...

We're Pretty Much All Tripping, All the Time

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

2012-11-15-lottopullWe're hallucinating reality all the time -- but we only take notice when our hallucinations fail to make accurate predictions; when we think we're certain of something that's actually not so certain, and our brains have to hunt down new information in order to make better predictions.

How Your Sense of Rhythm Makes You Hallucinate

Ben Thomas | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

A new research project has people seeing ghosts. By flashing an image on a screen in synch with signal rhythms in certain brain areas, scientists are making people hallucinate the image even after it's disappeared. This happens for a simple reason.

Common Memory Quirk Tied To Mental Illness

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| Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

Lia Kvavilashvili sat in her office at the University of Hertfordshire, mentally reviewing a study she had recently published. She knew that there was...

Study Suggests Surprising Treatment For Devastating Mental Disorder

Posted 04.06.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/05/2012 07:32 AM EDT on LiveScience Sleep problems and schizophrenia may have comm...

What Heaven Looks Like: Part 2

James Elkins | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
James Elkins

I am serializing an unpublished book in this column. It's about an amazing, mysterious manuscript I discovered in Scotland with nothing in it but 50 watercolor paintings.

What Heaven Looks Like

James Elkins | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts
James Elkins

2011-11-23-Screenshot20111123at8.42.29AM.pngI discovered an amazing, mysterious manuscript in Scotland. It's a little book with nothing in it but 50 watercolor paintings.

WATCH: Mind-Melting Stop Motion Animation

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

There may be something inherently childlike about about stop motion animation, but Nico Livesey's latest offering appeals to a deeper sensibility. The...

Cops: 'They Were So High They Called 911 On Themselves'

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- South Georgia authorities say two men became so high on drugs they began hallucinating and called 911 when they thought intruders ...

Ever Thought Your Loved One Was An Impostor? Understanding Capgras Syndrome

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Did you ever look at your husband or wife and feel that person is an impostor? Janet, a 24-year-old graduate student, came home from a stressful day at school and found a man she thought was a stranger in her bed.