Hallucination in class

Hallucination is being confined to a classroom, at Georgetown University. The course catalog gives details: * 2010-2011 Course Catalog PHIL-194 Hallucinating Fall only # Faculty: Mattingly, James We all make mistakes. We all sometimes remember things that didn’t really happen and sometimes forget things that really did. We all get confused by optical illusions, and […]

White Christmas, white noise

Seasonal research brought to our attention by investigator Kristine Danowski: “Another White Christmas: fantasy proneness and reports of ‘hallucinatory experiences’ in undergraduate students,” Harald Merckelbach and Vincent van de Ven, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, vol. 32, no. 3, September 2001, pp. 137-144.  The authors, at Maastricht University, in The Netherlands, report: “44 […]