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That's my hand! Activity in premotor cortex reflects feeling of ownership of a limb.

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When we look at our hands, we immediately know that they are part of our own body. This feeling of ownership of our limbs is a fundamental aspect of self-consciousness. We have studied the neuronal counterparts of this experience. A perceptual illusion was used to manipulate feelings of ownership of a rubber hand presented in front of healthy subjects while brain activity was measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging. The neural activity in the premotor cortex reflected the feeling of...

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10.1126/science.1097011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Volume:
305
Issue:
5685
Pages:
875-877
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
URN:
uuid:13f8a2bc-37f3-4d8a-9d7d-e80e3300102d
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19214
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pubs:19214

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