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Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

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Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How it may be now possible to leave your body and enter another!


February 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): In a series of studies, a Swedish neuroscientist has found that the brain's perception of its own body can alter remarkably.Through the coordinated manipulation of the different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Phantom limbs allow amputees to attain flexible body image


October 28th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Bionic phantom arms not only make amputees sense the presence of a new limb, but can also provide them with amazing flexibility that could make their body attain ... Read more...

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People with amputated arm can experience prosthetic hand as their own


December 12th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A research team at Karolinska Institutet and Lund University in Sweden has successfully induced people with an amputated arm to experience a prosthetic rubber hand as belonging ... Read more...

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Swedish scientists make body-swapping a virtual reality


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Cognitive neuroscientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet (KI) have successfully created the illusion of body swapping by making subjects perceive the bodies of mannequins and ... Read more...

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