Sometimes we need to separate the fact and fiction to understand what is truly occurring.
In this the third part of my Dracula series, we look at the facts relating to Dracula himself.
Check out my next installment of the Dracula series – this time looking at a little Romanian folklore that may help us understand Dracula better.
Dracula is one of the greatest horror stories, and has been in print constantly for years, but is there a truth to this legendary horror story?
Are we forgetting to capture the details when we investigate and focus only on the experiences people have ? Lets not forget the when and where shall we!
Sometimes referred to as waking dreams, Hypnagogic Hallucinations occur as someone is drifting off to sleep. Although the term ‘hallucination’ can often be associated with potential mental disorders, there are some common factors that distinguish hypnagogic hallucinations from those that could be related to mental health issues. For example, they are often recognised as not being real and quickly dismissed, rather than having long lasting effects to the individual.
slowly falling into a rabbit hole, discovering new tangents to follow at every turn. This can often be a blessing as you stumble upon new pieces of information you were previously unaware of, but equally can be a little of a hindrance too at times.
Could their be similar bias experienced within the Flat Earther’s community as there are in the Ghost Hunting community; and could the Dunning-Kruger Effect be that link?
Is a hypothetical cognitive bias that states people with low ability at a task over estimate their own ability, and that people with high ability at a task underestimate their own ability.
Described by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger; this bias is a result of internal illusion in people of low ability and an external misconception in people of high ability.