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The Weird Science of How We Perceive Our Bodies

What it means to have ‘alien hand syndrome’

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The human body plays a crucial role in personal identity. And yet, evidence from brain injury patients, and the science of perceptual illusions, suggest that physical identity may be more fluid than we think.




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Jeremy Sutton, PhD

Jeremy Sutton, PhD

Psychologist in Human Performance. Writing about positive psychology and the science of mind to better understand human potential. Owner Explorethelimits.com

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