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Would hppd (hallucinogen persisting perception disorder) be a result of evolution?

Would hppd (hallucinogen persisting perception disorder) be a result of evolution?

HPPD: Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder is produced by the chronic use of hallucinogens, like LSD, ecstasy, MDMA. These substances affect the perceptual fields (visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile) perdurably. Therefore may have hallucinations when not intoxicated. For HPPD, the symptoms are solely due to drug use, not to schizophrenia or other psychosis or mental condition. ...Read more

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I can't feel time perception ?

I can't feel time perception ?

Stress/Anxiety: What has changed in your life recently? Have you been sick recently or feeling depressed? Try finding ways to relax for now and eliminating any disturbing thoughts from your mind. Then schedule yourself with your PCP for your annual physical if not done already to make sure everything else is OK. In the meantime, talk to a friend about your feelings. It usually helps. ...Read more

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I can't feel time perception ?

What do you mean?: I'm sorry, but I don't know what you mean. Nobody is consciously aware of time passing. You have to look at a calendar to know what year it is, or look at a clock to know that it is 4:28 am, etc. So ask your question again and please explain what you mean a little better. Remember you have only 150 characters to use in your question, and keep it brief but complete. ...Read more

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How can I teach a perception of beauty?

How can I teach a perception of beauty?

By Example: Make sure they are aware of as many varieties of art, music, literature as possible. Point out the beauty in the smallest details, beauty in contrasts, and most important inner beauty. ...Read more

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Perception of time feels flawed. For some weeks stuff that happened hours ago/days ago feels like it happened several days ago. possible causes?

Perception of time feels flawed. For some weeks stuff that happened hours ago/days ago feels like it happened several days ago. possible causes?

See answer: Perception of time is a function of a highly distributed system involving the cerebral cortex, the cerebellum and basal ganglia. Distortion of time perception can occur from recreational drugs, psychotic states, strong emotional states and probably in a number of other circumstances. If non of the above apply to you see a physician if the feeling persists. See:> http://bit.ly/1XUEglz ...Read more

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It's almost been two months since i got high for the first time and i feel like my perception is off. What could this be ? How long will it last ?

It's almost been two months since i got high for the first time and i feel like my perception is off.  What could this be ? How long will it last ?

Do get help: If your family refuses, ask someone at school - teacher, coach, counselor? You do need a therapist to talk to in order to get past this issue and perhaps other things that trouble you. Being a young adult is a challenge and this has gone on too long not to deal with it seriously. Get some help soon. ...Read more

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What neurotransmitters regulate pain perception?

What neurotransmitters regulate pain perception?

Multiple transmitter: Pain is complicated and multiple neurotransmitters modulate pain. Not to confuse you but they include substance P, norepinephrine, VIP, endorphins, serotonin, somatostatin, CGRP, GABA, glutamate, cholecystokinin, and nitric oxide and there are just as many, if not more, receptors. As you can see, the regulation of pain is very complex with multiple etiologies. ...Read more

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Might mirrors affect self perception?

Mirrors are reality: Mirrors certainly reflect the self in the most accurate sense in the same way a scale reflects weight. If you mean do mirrors have a negative effect on self perception, the answer would be no - its the thoughts that come along with the perception that can be distorted, helpful, or harmful to oneself. ...Read more

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How do depth perception pills do for someone?

Fake: There is no such thing as depth perception pills. Any you might find advertised are fake. ...Read more

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