08 de Dic de 2022

Nacional

‘Body-swap’ illusion

Stockholm. Valeria Petkova, right, of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm tests the 'body-swap' illusion, a method wereby people can e...

Stockholm. Valeria Petkova, right, of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm tests the 'body-swap' illusion, a method wereby people can experience the illusion that either a mannequin or another person's body is their own body. In a study presented Tuesday, neuroscientists at the institute show how they got volunteers wearing virtual reality goggles to experience the illusion of swapping bodies with a mannequin and a real person.