The Cutaneous "Rabbit": A Perceptual Illusion

@article{Geldard1972TheC,
  title={The Cutaneous "Rabbit": A Perceptual Illusion},
  author={Frank A. Geldard and Carl E. Sherrick},
  journal={Science},
  year={1972},
  volume={178},
  pages={178 - 179}
}
Anomalous localizations of mechanical and electrical cutaneous pulses are produced when widely separated bodily points are successively stimulated with trains of taps. The observer experiences a manifold of discrete "phantom" impressions connecting the points actually touched. The theoretical basis for this perceptual phenomenon is not understood, but some boundary conditions are specified. 

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