1st Edition

The Body in the Brain
Body Representations, Processes and Neural Mechanisms

ISBN 9781848727519
Published January 14, 2012 by Psychology Press
124 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Cognitive neuroscience of bodily representations: Psychological processes and neural mechanisms/Stephen R. jackson, Laurel /. Buxbaum, and H. Branch Coslett -- Combined effects of attention and inversion on event-related potentials to human bodies and faces Tarik N. Mohamed, Markus F. Neumann, and Stefan R. Schweinberger -- The influence of body-ownership cues on tactile sensitivity/Regine Zopf, Justin A. Harris, and Mark A. Williams -- Imagined paralysis impairs embodied spatial transformations/Matthias Hartmann, Caroline /. Falconer, and Fred W. Mast -- Differential effects of perceived hand location on the disruption of embodiment by apparent physical encroachment of the limb/Catherine Preston and Roger Newport -- Proprioceptive drift without illusions of ownership for rotated hands in the "rubber hand illusion” paradigm/Henning Holle, Neil McLatchie, Stefanie Maurer, and jamie Ward -- Disownership and disembodiment of the real limb without visuoproprioceptive mismatch/Roger Newport and Catherine Preston -- Discussion Paper -- The role of occipitotemporal body-selective regions in person perception/Paul £ Downing and Marius V. Peelen -- Commentaries -- Do body-part concepts depend on the EBA/FBA?/David Kemmerer -- Adaptation studies suggest interactive feedback shapes responses in occipitotemporal regions/Michael P. Ewbank -- Human body perception and higher-level person perception are dissociated in early development/Virginia Slaughter -- No two are the same: Body shape is part of identifying others/Richard Ramsey, Hein T. van Schie, and Emily S. Cross -- When perception and attention collide: Neural processing in EBA and FBA/Susanne Quadflieg and Bruno Rossion -- Differential contributions of occipitotemporal regions to person perception/Annie W.-Y. Chan and Chris /. Baker -- The extrastriate body area (EBA): One structure, multiple functions?/Floris P. de Lange and Harold Bekkering -- Functional and epiphenomenal modulation of neural activity in body-selective visual areas/Cosimo Urgesi and Alessio Avenanti -- Faces and bodies in the brain/Giovanni Berlucchi.

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Stephen R. Jackson, University of Nottingham, UK

Laurel J. Buxbaum, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, USA

H. Branch Coslett, University of Pennsylvania, USA