Body-swap illusions….

Body-swap illusion tricks mind in new study

“”The principle finding was that under certain conditions a person can perceive another body as his or her own, even if it is of an opposite gender or an artificial body.

“These findings are of fundamental importance because they identify the perceptual processes that make us feel that we own our entire body,” the study said.””

My friend Arnie sent me this article! Thought it was pretty neat, especially after working with stroke patients who have a hard time finding their own bodies in space!! Studies this like one provide information to us that can one day be applied to thrapy!

Dec 11, 2008 | Category: Occupational Therapy | Comments: 1