Representing human hands haptically or visually from first-person versus third-person perspectives.

@article{Kitada2010RepresentingHH,
  title={Representing human hands haptically or visually from first-person versus third-person perspectives.},
  author={Ryo Kitada and H. Chris Dijkerman and Grace Soo and Susan J. Lederman},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={236-54}
}
Humans can recognise human body parts haptically as well as visually. We employed a mental-rotation task to determine whether participants could adopt a third-person perspective when judging the laterality of life-like human hands. Female participants adopted either a first-person or a third-person perspective using vision (experiment 1) or haptics (experiment 2), with hands presented at various orientations within a horizontal plane. In the first-person perspective task, most participants… CONTINUE READING
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