Scientists Discover Shadow Person

Ever feel as though you’re being followed? As if someone is behind you, shadowing your every move? It might be your shadow person, created by unusual activity in a specific brain region, a new study shows. The paper, published in the British journal Nature, describes the case of a 22-year-old woman with no history of psychiatric problems who was being evaluated for treatment of epilepsy. When a region of her brain called the left temporoparietal junction was electrically stimulated, the woman described encounters with a shadow person who mimicked her bodily movements — via Warren Ellis

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