Neuroscience

Proprioception, our imperceptible sixth sense

Vision. Hearing. Smell. Taste. Touch. Proprioception. Proprioception? Few people are familiar with this sense, although its pioneer studies in the 19th century were by some of the giants of neuroscience: Claude Bernard who ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How 'swapping bodies' with a friend changes our sense of self

Our sense of who we are is thought to be influenced by things like our childhood experiences, our interactions with others, and now, researchers say, our bodies. A study appearing August 26 in the journal iScience shows that, ...

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