Body Swapping

…or at least the illusion thereof: Swedish neuroscientists have used VR goggles to make research subjects perceive another person’s body, or even a mannequin, as their own body, complete with measurable physiological changes. Wired.com reports on this finding, including some of the implications, both for future telepresence technology and for our understanding of how our brains perceive our bodies and selves.

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