Recognizing oneself as the owner of a body and the agent of actions requires specific mechanisms which have been elucidated only recently. One of these mechanisms is the monitoring of signals arising from bodily movements, i.e. the central signals which contribute to the generation of the movements and the sensory signals which arise from their execution… (More)
Fig. 1. Nielsen’s experiment. The subject (S) looking into the box can see either his own hand or an alien hand drawing a line. The experimental situation consists in instructing the subject to draw a line and to show him the line drawn by the experimenter (from ).