Simultaneous stroking of a visible rubber hand (left) and the unseen actual hand (right) of this graduate student caused him to perceive the fake appendage as his own. Schizophrenia patients experience a rubber-hand illusion especially easily and intensely, denoting a disturbance in their sense of body and self.
Credit: John Russell/Vanderbilt Univ.
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