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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Is this my finger? Sensory illusion study provides new insight for body representation brain disorders

People can be easily tricked into believing an artificial finger is their own, shows a new study. The results reveal that the brain does not require multiple signals to build a picture body ownership, as this is the first time the illusion has been created using sensory inputs from the muscle alone.



via ScienceDaily: Psychology News http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/psychology/~3/TzlWLpki8w8/130922205931.htm