Dissociative

The image from the left video camera is presented on

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Unformatted text preview: recorded by two video cameras placed beside each other two meters behind the participant's head. The image from the left video camera is presented on the left-eye display and the image leftfrom the right camera on the right-eye display. rightThe participant sees these as one ‘stereoscopic’ (3D) image, so they see their own back displayed from the perspective of someone sitting behind The participants confirmed that they had them. experienced sitting behind their physical body The researcher then stands just beside the and looking at it from that location. Dr participant (in their view) and uses two plastic Ehrsson said: “This was a bizarre, fascinating rods to simultaneously touch the participant's experience for the participants-- it felt participants-absolutely real for them and was not scary. actual chest out-of-view and the chest of the out-ofMany of them giggled and said ‘Wow, this is ‘Wow, illusory body, moving this second rod towards so weird!’.” weird!’.” where the il...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2013 for the course PSYC 214 taught by Professor Porterfield during the Fall '10 term at Oberlin.

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