Expecting to hallucinate: shedding light on why we hear what’s not there

Did you just hear someone just call your name or did you hear your phone beep at you only to find no notification or message? These are common hallucinatory experiences and understanding these further may learn more about how severe hallucinations work. These strange experiences are not necessarily a sign of psychopathology, but they are…

BBC’s ‘In the Mind’ Series

I haven’t written anything in a little while but hopefully that should be fixed over the next week (workload depending).¬†Anyway, this brief post is a slight departure from the normal foray in sleep and everything related to it. I wanted to bring people’s attention to the series of mental health documentaries, short films and portrayals…

Hearing the Voice at Durham Book Festival, October 2013

I was going to write something about the exciting Hearing the Voice events, held at the Durham Book Festival, this year; however, it seems it is already here in a far superior format. Hearing the Voice at Durham Book Festival, October 2013. I hasten to add there are also a number of other interesting talks…