Rubber hand, “reality”, perception…
First demonstrated over 14 years ago, the rubber hand illusion has proven a valuable tool for investigating how the brain combines information from different senses – including proprioception, the body’s sense of its own position – to create our sense of bodily ownership. Fifteen volunteers took part in an experiment in which one of their […]
Be your self. But can you NOT?
People say: Be yourself. But no matter what you do, can you NOT be yourself?
Afraid of my self…
I am afraid of my self. I am afraid of what I might do. I am afraid of what I might not do. But I live. I trust my self.
Fake hand, real self, the Cosmos…
A former pub landlord from West Yorkshire has become the first person in the UK to have a hand transplant.  At some day he will feel this hand as his “own”. How can this be? What determines what is “ours”? It may sound radical, but we are the ones who formulate the limits of […]
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