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Are Movements Necessary for the Sense of Body Ownership? Evidence from the Rubber Hand Illusion in Pure Hemiplegic Patients
A question still debated within cognitive neuroscience is whether signals present during actions significantly contribute to the emergence of human’s body ownership. In the present study, we aimed atExpand
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That’s my hand! Therefore, that’s my willed action: How body ownership acts upon conscious awareness of willed actions
Whether and how body ownership ("this body is mine") contributes to human conscious experience of voluntary action is still unclear. In order to answer this question, here we incorporated twoExpand
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Shared neurocognitive mechanisms of attenuating self-touch and illusory self-touch
Abstract Despite the fact that any successful achievement of willed actions necessarily entails the sense of body ownership (the feeling of owning the moving body parts), it is still unclear how thisExpand
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Movements and body ownership: Evidence from the rubber hand illusion after mechanical limb immobilization
ABSTRACT There is no consensus on whether, and to what extent, actions contribute to constructing awareness of one's own body. Here we investigated at both physiological and behavioral level whetherExpand
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Sensing the body, representing the body: Evidence from a neurologically based delusion of body ownership
ABSTRACT Humans experience their own body as unitary and monolithic in nature. However, recent findings in cognitive neuroscience seem to suggest that body awareness has a complex and multifacetedExpand
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On the relation between body ownership and sense of agency: A link at the level of sensory-related signals.
The relation between sense of body ownership and sense of agency is still highly debated. Here we investigated in a large sample of healthy participants the associations between several implicit andExpand
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“As long as that is my hand, that willed action is mine”: Timing of agency triggered by body ownership
We investigated whether agency triggered by body ownership shares similar temporal constraints with agency induced by actual movements. We compared agency over the movements of the own hand, a fakeExpand
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A predictive nature for tactile awareness? Insights from damaged and intact central-nervous-system functioning
In the present paper, we will attempt to gain hints regarding the nature of tactile awareness in humans. At first, we will review some recent literature showing that an actual tactile experience canExpand
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Altered Sense of Body Ownership and Agency in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Its Dissociative Subtype: A Rubber Hand Illusion Study
Traumatic experiences have been linked to the development of altered states of consciousness affecting bodily perception, including alterations in body ownership and in sense of agency, the consciousExpand
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