Disrupting Vestibular Activity Disrupts Body Ownership.

  title={Disrupting Vestibular Activity Disrupts Body Ownership.},
  author={Adria E. N. Hoover and Laurence R. Harris},
  journal={Multisensory research},
  volume={28 5-6},
People are more sensitive at detecting asynchrony between a self-generated movement and visual feedback concerning that movement when the movement is viewed from a first-person perspective. We call this the 'self-advantage' and interpret it as an objective measure of self. Here we ask if disruption of the vestibular system in healthy individuals affects the self-advantage. Participants performed finger movements while viewing their hand in a first-person ('self') or third-person ('other… CONTINUE READING