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Brain electrodes conjure up ghostly visions

Simple stimulation may underpin complex mental illusions.

Brain stimulation can trigger the spooky feeling of a shadowy person lurking behind you. Credit: Punchstock

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Hopkin, M. Brain electrodes conjure up ghostly visions. Nature (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/news060918-4

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