Sharing Space: The Presence of Other Bodies Extends the Space Judged as Near

@inproceedings{Fini2014SharingST,
  title={Sharing Space: The Presence of Other Bodies Extends the Space Judged as Near},
  author={Chiara Fini and Marcello Costantini and Giorgia Committeri},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND As social animals we share the space with other people. It is known that perceived extension of the peripersonal space (the reaching space) is affected by the implicit representation of our own and other's action potentialities. Our issue concerns whether the co-presence of a body in the scene influences our extrapersonal space (beyond reaching distance) categorization. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We investigated, through 3D virtual scenes of a realistic environment, whether… CONTINUE READING