Induction of an illusory shadow person

@article{Arzy2006InductionOA,
  title={Induction of an illusory shadow person},
  author={Shahar Arzy and Margitta Seeck and Stephanie Ortigue and Laurent Spinelli and Olaf Blanke},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={443},
  pages={287-287}
}
Stimulation of a site on the brain's left hemisphere prompts the creepy feeling that somebody is close by.The strange sensation that somebody is nearby when no one is actually present has been described by psychiatric and neurological patients, as well as by healthy subjects, but it is not understood how the illusion is triggered by the brain. Here we describe the repeated induction of this sensation in a patient who was undergoing presurgical evaluation for epilepsy treatment, as a result of… 
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