Don’t believe your eyes… new study says we all hallucinate

Researchers in the UK have been investigating how hallucinations affect our minds, and what they’ve found will make for interesting reading if you’re wondering if you can always trust your eyes and ears (in short: probably not).

Perhaps the most significant conclusion from the report relates to how prior knowledge can influence our thoughts more than what our senses are telling us in real-time. These factors can quite literally cause us to lose touch with reality..

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