Keeping in Touch with One's Self: Multisensory Mechanisms of Self-Consciousness

@inproceedings{Aspell2009KeepingIT,
  title={Keeping in Touch with One's Self: Multisensory Mechanisms of Self-Consciousness},
  author={Jane Elizabeth Aspell and Bigna Lenggenhager and Olaf Blanke},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The spatial unity between self and body can be disrupted by employing conflicting visual-somatosensory bodily input, thereby bringing neurological observations on bodily self-consciousness under scientific scrutiny. Here we designed a novel paradigm linking the study of bodily self-consciousness to the spatial representation of visuo-tactile stimuli by measuring crossmodal congruency effects (CCEs) for the full body. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We measured full body CCEs by… CONTINUE READING
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