audiogravic illusion

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An error in sound localization arising from the body being tilted out of the upright position in the absence of visual cues, resulting in the sound source being perceived where it would be in relation to the body if the body were upright. Compare audiogyral illusion. [From Latin audio I hear, from audire to hear + gravis heavy + -icus of, relating to, or resembling]

Subjects: Psychology.

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