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Apophenic vs. Apophenia

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Apophenicadjective

(psychology) Of or relating to apophenia.

Apophenianoun

(psychology) The perception of or belief in connectedness among unrelated phenomena.

Apophenia

Apophenia () is the tendency to perceive meaningful connections between unrelated things. The term (German: Apophänie from the Greek verb ἀποφαίνειν (apophaínein)) was coined by psychiatrist Klaus Conrad in his 1958 publication on the beginning stages of schizophrenia.

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