Modifying body representation through vision and vice versa

There’s a few interesting multi-modal illusions involving vision and another sense. Proprioception, the ability to sense the position of one’s body parts, is one sense that gets a bad rep; it’s not even included in the classic 5 senses. Yet it’s certainly quite important, and people that lose proprioception have difficulty functioning at first, a … More Modifying body representation through vision and vice versa

Experiential blindness through inversion glasses

Inversion glasses, which invert the visual field along the left-right or up-down axes, have been used to investigate the link between action and perception for at least a 100 years (Stratton 1897). As I mentioned in my last post, they really mess up perception by disrupting the usual links between motor commands, optic flow, eye … More Experiential blindness through inversion glasses