Body ownership and a new proprioceptive role for muscle spindles.


Knowledge of which body parts belong to us is referred to as the sense of body ownership. There is increasing evidence that this important aspect of human proprioception is highly malleable. Research into ownership of individual body parts was stimulated by Botvinick and Cohen's rubber-hand illusion (Nature 391,1998, 756), which demonstrated that an… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/apha.12792


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