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Earliest Usenet uses via Google Groups:
- Apophenia: sci.psychology.psychotherapy - 15 Feb 2000 by mgv0415
- i think i am suffering from Apophenia which is the spontaneous perception of connections and meaningfullness of unrelated phenomena, the term was conied by K. Conrad.
— Hippietrail 00:21, 24 Mar 2005 (UTC)