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Deju vu -- jamais vu

Posted by ESC on September 19, 2002

"She said some patients (with electrodes implanted in their brains) see lights flashing, others see cartoon characters, others have feelings of deja vu, or its opposite, jamais vu (when what is really a very familiar experience seems to be happening for the first time). All of these events can be precursors to a seizure." From an online CNN story, Sept. 19, 2002: Out-of-body experience clues may hide in mind... Scientists: Misfiring brain behind bizarre sensation. http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/science/09/19/coolsc.outofbody/index.html