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The cost of seeing your doppelganger: Hallucination that caused man to attempt suicide reveals how our brains construct a sense of ‘self’

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Younger waiter from Zurich came face to face with his doppelganger
Became frightened, jumping from a window to make hallucinations stop
After recovering from the fall, a tumour was removed from his temporal lobe, stopping bizarre experiences and the man’s seizures
Scientists think damage to brain regions responsible for integrating visual and sensory signals, for example, cause the hallucinations

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3218032/The-cost-seeing-doppelganger-Hallucination-caused-man-attempt-suicide-reveals-brains-construct-sense-self.html#ixzz3kY1rYVkG