hypnagogic hallucination

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hypnagogic hallucination

[¦hip·nə¦gäj·ik hə‚lüs·ən′ā·shən]
(psychology)
Mental images occurring normally while falling asleep.
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Mavromatis (1987) illustrated how, in some cases, "visual psi experiences are practically indistinguishable from those occurring in hypnagogia both in their content and in their nature.
According to Mavromatis (1983), support for a relationship between psi and hypnagogia (his generic term for hypnagogic and hypnopompic imagery) comes from the practices and literature on occultism and spiritualism, the literature on controlled psi experiments, and spontaneous cases of psi during hypnagogic practices.