pareidolia


pareidolia
n.
misperception of random stimuli as real things or people, as when faces are vividly seen in the flames of a fire.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Pareidolia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este despertador parece tener una cara triste La pareidolia (derivada etimológicamente del griego eidolon: ‘figura’ o ‘imagen’ y el prefijo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pareidolia — The term pareidolia (pronEng|pæraɪˈdoʊliə) describes a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant. Common examples include seeing images of animals or faces in clouds,… …   Wikipedia

  • pareidolia —    Also known as pareidolic illusion, partial hallucination, and additional image perception (German: Nebenbildwahrnehmung). The term parei dolia comes from the Greek words para (beside, near, resembling, accessory to, beyond, apart from,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • pareidolia — (payr.eye.DOH.lee.uh) n. The erroneous or fanciful perception of a pattern or meaning in something that is actually ambiguous or random. pareidolic adj. Example Citations: Pareidolia is common enough, and predates the space program by a… …   New words

  • pareidolia — noun /pær.aɪˈdəʊ.li.ə,pɛɹ.aɪˈdo.li.ə/ The tendency to interpret a vague stimulus as something known to the observer, such as interpreting marks on Mars as canals, seeing shapes in clouds, or hearing hidden messages in reversed music …   Wiktionary

  • pareidolia — n. misperception of random stimuli as real things or people, as when faces are vividly seen in the flames of a fire …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pareidolia — /pæraɪˈdoʊliə/ (say paruy dohleeuh) noun the perception of meaningfulness where there is none, as of a face in a geographical formation, of words in random sounds, of images in the clouds, etc. {coined from Greek para near, beside + eidōlon… …   Australian English dictionary

  • auditory pareidolia —    Also known as Rorschach audio and auditory peripheric hallucination. The term auditory pareidolia is indebted to the Greek words para (next to, in addition, beside) and eidos (image, appearance, looks). The eponym Rorschach audio refers to the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Парейдолия (Pareidolia) — нарушение восприятия, при котором человек может, например, четко видеть в пламени костра какиелибо предметы или лица людей, которых в действительности нет рядом с ним. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ПАРЕЙДОЛИЯ — (pareidolia) нарушение восприятия, при котором человек может, например, четко видеть в пламени костра какиелибо предметы или лица людей, которых в действительности нет рядом с ним …   Толковый словарь по медицине


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