“The plot thickens.”

What Caused This Baffling Epidemic Of Hallucinations?

It’s a local news story that Stephen King could take notes from: Five people fell ill and started hallucinating, one after another, following contact with one woman who started seeing things in the dead of night.

What could cause five unrelated people, who’d spent only a few minutes together in total, to break into a rash of hallucinatory episodes after coming into contact with one another? Popular Science played detective with Professor James Giordano, Ph.D. at Georgetown University Medical Center’s Department of Neurology and Biochemistry on how hallucinations work, and how this case could have unfolded.

Read more at Popular Science, here.

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