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
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
illusory body, moving this second rod towards
where the il...
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