falsidical hallucination

falsidical hallucination
   A term used in parapsychology to denote a hallucination that has no bearing on actual events in the external world. The term falsidical hallucination is used in opposition to the term *veridical hallucination. The latter term has various connotations, but in the present situation it is used to denote a hallucination that has a bearing on actual people, objects, or situations from which the * hallucinator is separated in place and/or time. One could say that according to the biomedical tradition, all hallucinations belong to the class of - what parapsychologists would call - fal-sidical hallucinations.
   Myers, F.W.H. (1903). Human personality and its survival ofbodily death. Volume I. London: Longmans, Green, and Co.

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  • veridical hallucination —    The term veridical hallucination is indebted to the Latin adjective veridicus, which means truthful or speaking the truth. It has two broad sets of connotations. In the first place, it is used as a synonym for the terms *true hallucination, *… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations