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Extending or projecting peripersonal space with tools? Multisensory interactions highlight only the distal and proximal ends of tools.

Abstract:

The effects of tool-use on the brain's representation of the body and of the space surrounding the body ('peripersonal space') has recently been studied within a number of disciplines in cognitive neuroscience, and is also of great interest to philosophers and behavioural ecologists. To date, most experimental findings suggest that tool-use extends the boundary of peripersonal space-visual stimuli presented at the tips of tools interact more with simultaneous tactile stimuli presented at the ...

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Holmes, NP More by this author
Calvert, GA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Neuroscience letters
Volume:
372
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
62-67
Publication date:
2004-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7972
ISSN:
0304-3940
URN:
uuid:acca5dde-fac5-407d-9b0f-2da012d34b31
Source identifiers:
14238
Local pid:
pubs:14238

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