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- noun The
effectof seeing hallucinatoryimages of a repetitiveactivity done beforehand.
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While the Tetris effect may have started out with a phenomenon identified from heavy video game use, the Tetris effect is now used to describe instances when people devote so much time and attention to something that it begins to dominate and alter their thoughts, perceptions and dreams.