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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In some cases, the onset of OBE-related sensations such as a sense of floating that may or may not articulate into full disembodiment is reported during pre-sleep hypnagogia. Further, Gow et al.
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Slip into hypnagogia, the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep when you start.