autoscopic phenomenon

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au·to·scop·ic phe·nom·e·non

the encountering of an image of oneself, the image being an illusion, a hallucination, or a vivid fantasy.
Synonym(s): autoscopy
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Table 1 4 types of sleep paralysis-related hallucinations Intruder Vague sense of a threatening presence accompanied by visual, auditory, and tactile hallucinations-- noises, footsteps, gibbering voices, humanoid apparitions, and sensation of being touched or gabbed Incubus Breathing difficulties, feelings of suffocation, bodily pressure (particularly on the chest, as if someone were sitting or standing on it), pain, and thoughts of impending death Vestibular-motor Sensations of floating (levitation), flying, and falling Other Out-of-body experiences, autoscopy (seeing oneself from an external point), and fictive motor movements, ranging from simple arm movements to sitting up to apparent locomotion through the environment Source: References 7,9
Autoscopy of the larynx and trachea (direct examination without mirror).
It would be interesting someday for science to parse the experience of autoscopy, the meeting of one's double.
Conversely, why are autoscopy, levitation, and flight so commonly found in recent Russian apocalyptic fiction?
McCulloch, 'A certain archway: autoscopy and its companions seen in Western writing', History of Psychiatry, iii (1992), 59-78.
Indeed, Gilman goes so far as to assert that Nietzsche eventually assumed 'a sense of modified autoscopy, in which Heine became his historical Doppelganger' (p.
Here he refers to a series of phenomena based upon instances of autophany, autoscopy, and pathological multiple personalities, as well as upon the possibility of body-transfer, and even upon the imaginative conception of a single human person animating several bodies simultaneously or successively.
aura, autoscopy, bilocation, depersonalization), mystical and related experiences (e.
Bishop R, 2011, "Project 'transparent earth' and the autoscopy of aerial targeting" Theory, Culture and Society 28 270-286