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A Novel Method for Assessing Sense of Body Ownership Using Electroencephalography

Advanced Robotics Technology and Systems Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pontedera 56025, Italy.
IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering (Impact Factor: 2.23). 01/2011; 58(1):12-5. DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2010.2076282
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ABSTRACT A successful substitution of an upper limb is possible when the prosthesis is recognized by amputees as a part of their body scheme. A new system alternative to functional magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating the sense of ownership during the rubber hand experiment, using noninvasive electroencephalography recordings, is described, and encouraging results are presented.

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