Self-perception beyond the body: the role of past agency.

  title={Self-perception beyond the body: the role of past agency.},
  author={Roman Liepelt and Thomas Dolk and Bernhard Hommel},
  journal={Psychological research},
  volume={81 3},
Technological progress provides us with an increasing variety of devices that now mediate what previously has been achieved by social face-to-face interaction. Here, we investigate whether this leads to the incorporation of such devices into representations of our body. Using explicit (body ownership questionnaire) and implicit (proprioceptive drift rate) measures together with a synchronous/asynchronous stroking technique, we show that people have an increased tendency to integrate non… CONTINUE READING