THE RUBBER HAND ILLUSION'S A DELUSION
a series of studies of the now-famous rubber hand illusion has cast doubt over whether it really measures the multi-sensory nature of bodily experience, or is rather more a hypnotic suggestion effect. the error bar finds out
original articles: Lush, 2020 (Collabra), Lush et al., 2020 (Nature Communications), Ehrsson et al., 2021 (PsyrXiv), Lush et al., 2021 (PsyrXiv), reported in: University of Sussex by Neil Vowles on 11th April 2020 & Scientific American by Simon Makin on 21st October 2020
this story was in episode 10 #hand #illusion #multisensory #suggestion
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Dr Pete Lush from the University of Sussex, & Dr Regine Zopf from the Macquarie University in Sydney discuss a recent & ongoing controversy over the cause & meaning of a now-classic bodily illusion in psychology & neuroscience.
read the full discussion here.