A sensory effect possible from meditation or mind altering drugs where a person feels like his mind has been opened to new awarenesses. See altered state of consciousness- cosmic consciousness.

EXPANDED CONSCIOUSNESS: "Joe had an expanded consciousness after taking a mind altering drug."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXPANDED CONSCIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/expanded-consciousness/ (accessed September 17, 2021).