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Bodily illusions in young children: developmental change in visual and proprioceptive contributions to perceived hand position

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We examined the visual capture of perceived hand position in forty-five 5- to 7-year-olds and in fifteen young adults, using a mirror illusion task. In this task, participants see their left hand on both the left and right (by virtue of a mirror placed at the midline facing the left arm, and obscuring the right). The accuracy of participants’ reaching was measured when proprioceptive and visual cues to the location of the right arm were put into conflict (by placing the arms at different dist...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0051887

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
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ARTN e51887
Publication date:
2013-01-30
Acceptance date:
2012-11-13
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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uuid:6eea3f3b-7a1a-47e3-ac2b-ab03d819994e
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pubs:395588
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395588
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2013-11-16

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