Elisa Caffa
University of Milan
Publications 1
Published on Apr 1, 2015in Neuropsychologia2.87
Daniele Romano9
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(University of Milan),
Elisa Caffa1
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(University of Milan)
+ 2 AuthorsAngelo Maravita30
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(University of Milan)
Abstract The representation of one׳s own body sets the border of the self, but also shapes the space where we interact with external objects. Under particular conditions, such as in the rubber hand illusion external objects can be incorporated in one׳s own body representation, following congruent visuo-tactile stroking of one׳s own and a fake hand. This procedure induces an illusory sense of ownership for the fake hand and a shift of proprioceptive localization of the own hand towards the fake h...