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Touching a rubber hand: feeling of body ownership is associated with activity in multisensory brain areas.

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In the "rubber-hand illusion," the sight of brushing of a rubber hand at the same time as brushing of the person's own hidden hand is sufficient to produce a feeling of ownership of the fake hand. We shown previously that this illusion is associated with activity in the multisensory areas, most notably the ventral premotor cortex (Ehrsson et al., 2004). However, it remains to be demonstrated that this illusion does not simply reflect the dominant role of vision and that the premotor activity ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Volume:
25
Issue:
45
Pages:
10564-10573
Publication date:
2005-11-05
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EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:f98fd991-b403-4cae-ac90-438e91e2e375
Source identifiers:
15932
Local pid:
pubs:15932

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