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Title: The Anne Boleyn Illusion is a six-fingered salute to sensory remapping
Authors: Newport, Roger
Wong, Dominic Y.
Howard, Ellen M.
Silver, Eden
Keywords: Multisensory illusions
Body representation
Touch
Remapping
Public engagement
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Sage © The Authors
Citation: NEWPORT, R. ... et al, 2016. The Anne Boleyn Illusion is a six-fingered salute to sensory remapping. i-Perception, 7 (5), pp. 1-4.
Abstract: The Anne Boleyn Illusion exploits the somatotopic representation of touch to create the illusion of an extra digit and demonstrates the instantaneous remapping of relative touch location into body-based coordinates through visuo-tactile integration. Performed successfully on thousands, it is also a simple demonstration of the flexibility of body representations for use at public events, in schools or in the home and can be implemented anywhere by anyone with a mirror and some degree of bimanual coordination.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by SAGE under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1177/2041669516669732
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28422
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/2041669516669732
ISSN: 2041-6695
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