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The Invisible Man created in Swedish lab

The Invisible Man created in Swedish lab
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Swedish scientists have created for the first time in the lab a perceptual illusion of having an invisible body among humans. The experiment involved...

London: Swedish scientists have created for the first time in the lab a perceptual illusion of having an invisible body among humans. The experiment involved 125 participants standing up and wearing a set of head-mounted displays. The participants were then asked to look down at their bodies but instead of their real bodies, they saw empty space. To evoke the feeling of having an invisible body, scientists touched participants' body in various locations with a large paintbrush while, with another paintbrush held in the other hand, exactly imitating the movements in mid-air in full view of the participants. The results are interesting because they show that the perceived physical quality of the body can change the way our brain processes social cues.

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