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Unformatted text preview: k” 58 Body schema: Out of body Extending the rubber-hand illusion to the entire body • Reminder: rubber-hand illusion • Tactile stimulation in sync with (dominant) visual information about a fake arm 59 Body schema: Out of body Extending the rubber-hand illusion to the entire body • Simultaneous stroking: • real chest – NOT IN VIEW • illusory chest – IN VIEW • “Visible hand appeared to directly touch my chest. • “as if my eyes were located at the same place as the cameras, & my body just below” Ehrsson (2007) • “as if I was located behind the visual image of myself, like looking at someone else.” 60 What this might have to do with consciousness • Access consciousness • Phenomenal consciousness • “Easy” problem • Hard (irreducible) problem (Chalmers) • Global workspace • Experience, subjectivity theories: massive information integration • Nagel (1974): “there is something it is like to be a conscious organism.” • Better: “there is something that people report what it’s like.” Dehaene et al. 61 What this might have to do with consciousness • Forward models as an indispensable component of sensorimotor control. • Induced OBEs illustrate that experience is, in important ways, a function of the spatial representation of the body • B/c cognitions are subject to mental operations akin to multisensory integration, OBEs might like a ventriloquist effect of the mind. • Consciousness as the “flavour” of the mind. 62 Concluding remarks on our course !   Sensory systems !   Motor systems !   Sensorimotor transformations !   Sensori attention memory emotions problem solving consciousness etc. motor processes 63 That’s it folks! 64...
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