AUTOSCOPY

n. refers to the seeing of an identical double of oneself in external space. The image is generally short-lived, hazy, filmy, and colorless and may be characteristic of certain medical and psychological conditions. Also known as the autoscopic phenomenon. See also doppelganger effect.

AUTOSCOPY: "A person experiencing autoscopy likely reports seeing an identical person to him or herself in an external environment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTOSCOPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autoscopy/ (accessed July 15, 2020).
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