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A brain basis for musical hallucinations

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The physiological basis for musical hallucinations (MH) is not understood. One obstacle to understanding has been the lack of a method to manipulate the intensity of hallucination during the course of experiment. Residual inhibition, transient suppression of a phantom percept after the offset of a masking stimulus, has been used in the study of tinnitus. We report here a human subject whose MH were residually inhibited by short periods of music. Magnetoencephalography (MEG) allowed us to exam...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Cortex Journal website
Volume:
52
Pages:
86-97
Publication date:
2014-03-01
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ISSN:
0010-9452
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579293
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2015-12-09

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