Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Touching my face with my supernumerary hand: A cheeky illusion

Aimola Davies, Anne; White, Rebekah


A self-touch paradigm elicits a surprising illusion. With the participant's eyes closed, the examiner guides the participant's right index finger to administer strokes and taps to the right side of the participant's face. At the same time, the examiner strokes and taps the corre- sponding location on the left side of the participant's face. Although the participant administered touch to only the right side of the face, this paradigm elicited the illusion of self-touch to both sides of the face,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Perception
DOI: 10.1068/p6956


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Aimola Davies_Touching_my_face_with_my_2011.pdf134.19 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator