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A new method for assessing self-touch enhancement of the foot in stroke patients with mobility problems.

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Patient NG is the first reported case of lower-limb 'self-touch enhancement' following stroke. Mobility problems prevented NG from reaching to touch her foot, thus we used a self-touch rubber-hand paradigm to mimic the conditions of self-administered touch. With vision precluded, NG administered stimulation to a prosthetic limb while the Examiner administered synchronous stimulation to NG's affected left foot. NG detected all stimulation administered with our self-touch paradigm, whereas in t...

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10.1068/p7400

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Perception
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
473-476
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1468-4233
ISSN:
0301-0066
URN:
uuid:29d03039-f384-49e7-8077-438c6425eb9d
Source identifiers:
404375
Local pid:
pubs:404375

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