Hallucinations

People Get Stoned for Science, Show Link Between Gene and Cannabis-Induced Psychosis

A rare side effect of smoking weed is experiencing psychosis or paranoia; researchers have identified...

People with Different Diseases Hallucinate Different Music

Most of us know what it's like to encounter an earworm, one of those songs that you just can't get out...

Sleep Paralysis’ Demons: Influenced by Culture and Fed by Our Fears

Up to four in 10 people suffer from sleep paralysis at some point in their lives. This terror-inducing...

In Some Cultures People with Schizophrenia Actually Like the Voices They Hear

Hearing voices of non-existent interlocutors is a common symptom of schizophrenia. But it seems that...

In Rare Case, an Entire Family Shares the Same Hallucination

Delusions and hallucinations can be contagious: it turns out they can spread from one family member to...

What It’s Really Like to Have Schizophrenia

Stuart Baker-Brown's first experiences with paranoid schizophrenia seemed, on their surface, not unreasonable...