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Creating Virtual-hand and Virtual-face Illusions to Investigate Self-representation

DOI :

10.3791/54784-v

6:53 min

March 1st, 2017

March 1st, 2017

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1Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University

Here, we describe virtual-hand and virtual-face illusion paradigms that can be used to study body-related self-perception/-representation. They have already been used in various studies to demonstrate that, under specific conditions, a virtual hand or face can be incorporated into one's body representation, suggesting that body representations are rather flexible.

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