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Science. 2007 Aug 24;317(5841):1048.

The experimental induction of out-of-body experiences.

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  • 1Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK. Henrik.Ehrsson@ki.se.

Abstract

I report an illusion in which individuals experience that they are located outside their physical bodies and looking at their bodies from this perspective. This demonstrates that the experience of being localized within the physical body can be determined by the visual perspective in conjunction with correlated multisensory information from the body.

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17717177
DOI:
10.1126/science.1142175
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