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Body Image and the Self

GEORG GOLDENBERG

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

An intimate link exists between knowing oneself and knowing one's body. Two central aspects of the self are mirrored by the image of one's body: one's body is an indivisible entity that remains ... More


Proprioception and body schema

Minoru Asada

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

Proprioception is our ability to sense the position of our own limbs and other body parts in space, and body schema is a body representation that allows both biological and artificial agents to ... More


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