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unfounded and irrational beliefs held despite contraryevidence. Characteristic of mental disorders such as schizophrenia,can be manifested in delusions of grandeur (believing thatone is famous or powerful) or delusions of persecution(believing that one is being chased or followed).

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October 26th 2021

auditory cortex

 thearea of the brain (inthe temporalcortex) that connects fibers of the auditory nerve and interprets nerve impulses in aform that is perceived as sound.