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Bodily illusions in health and disease: physiological and clinical perspectives and the concept of a cortical 'body matrix'.

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Illusions that induce a feeling of ownership over an artificial body or body-part have been used to explore the complex relationships that exist between the brain's representation of the body and the integrity of the body itself. Here we discuss recent findings in both healthy volunteers and clinical populations that highlight the robust relationship that exists between a person's sense of ownership over a body part, cortical processing of tactile input from that body part, and its physiologi...

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Journal:
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
34-46
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1873-7528
ISSN:
0149-7634
URN:
uuid:1d117000-b673-49a4-8d7b-89e384cdb126
Source identifiers:
317150
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pubs:317150

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