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Illusion of transparency refers to the illusion that our concealed emotions leak out and can be easily read by others.

Illusory conjunction refers to illusory combination of features that are perceived when stimuli containing a number of features are presented briefly and under conditions in which focused attention is difficult. For example, presenting a red square and a blue triangle could potentially create the perception of a red triangle.

Illusory contour is defined as a contour that is perceived even though it is not present in the physical stimulus.

Illusory Correlation .refers to the perception of a relationship where None exists.It is the tendency to see relationships, or correlations, between events that are actually unrelated

Illusory correlations help explain many superstitious and erroneous beliefs such as the presumption that the full moon causes abnormal behavior, that sugar makes children hyperactive, and that weather changes trigger arthritis pain.

Illusory motion refers to the perception of motion when there actually is none.

Illustrators refer to gestures people use to illustrate what they are saying.

Image refers to a mental representation that has picture-like qualities; an icon.

- Image Displacement Signal (IDS) : Image Displacement Signal (IDS) is a term in Corollary discharge theory which refers to the signal that occurs when an image stimulates the receptors by moving across them.

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