A threat to a virtual hand elicits motor cortex activation

  title={A threat to a virtual hand elicits motor cortex activation},
  author={Mar Gonz{\'a}lez-Franco and Tabitha C. Peck and Antoni Rodr{\'i}guez-Fornells and Mel Slater},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
We report an experiment where participants observed an attack on their virtual body as experienced in an immersive virtual reality (IVR) system. Participants sat by a table with their right hand resting upon it. In IVR, they saw a virtual table that was registered with the real one, and they had a virtual body that substituted their real body seen from a first person perspective. The virtual right hand was collocated with their real right hand. Event-related brain potentials were recorded in… CONTINUE READING
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