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Mechanical Pain Thresholds and the Rubber Hand Illusion

Bauer, Anna, Hagenburger, Julia, Plank, Tina, Busch, Volker and Greenlee, Mark W. (2018) Mechanical Pain Thresholds and the Rubber Hand Illusion. Frontiers in Psychology 9 (712), pp. 1-8.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00712, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00712/full


We manipulated the sense of body ownership with the rubber hand illusion (RHI) to determine if perception of a potentially painful threat to the rubber hand can modify the mechanical pain threshold (MPT). Simultaneous tactile stimulation of the subject’s concealed hand and the appropriately positioned visible rubber hand generated the illusion of false body ownership. The MPT was recorded on the ...


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Item type:Article
Date:15 May 2018
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:rubber hand illusion, body ownership, mechanical pain threshold, multisensory integration of bodily signals, proprioceptive drift
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37334
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