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Distinct processing of ambiguous speech in people with non-clinical auditory verbal hallucinations

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Auditory verbal hallucinations (hearing voices) are typically associated with psychosis, but a minority of the general population also experience them frequently and without distress. Such ‘non-clinical’ experiences offer a rare and unique opportunity to study hallucinations apart from confounding clinical factors, thus allowing for the identification of symptom-specific mechanisms. Recent theories propose that hallucinations result from an imbalance of prior expectation and sensory informati...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/brain/awx206

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Alderson-Day, B More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Shanmugalingam, P More by this author
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WT098455; WT108720; WT090961MA
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Brain Journal website
Volume:
140
Issue:
9
Pages:
2475–2489
Publication date:
2017-08-20
Acceptance date:
2017-06-29
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ISSN:
1559-7113
Pubs id:
pubs:723825
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uri:dded0f55-89d6-44f2-af80-0397169fb7ae
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uuid:dded0f55-89d6-44f2-af80-0397169fb7ae
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pubs:723825

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