Multisensory bionic limb to achieve prosthesis embodiment and reduce distorted phantom limb perceptions

June 13, 2019

In a breakthrough approach that combines virtual reality and artificial tactile sensations, two amputees feel as though their prosthetic hand belongs to their own body. Moreover, the scientists led by Metaphysiks co-founders Dr. Rognini and Prof. Blanke show that the phantom limb actually grows into the prosthetic hand. This work was published in a clinical journal of the prestigious British Medical Association: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. (Experience Engineering – Part II)

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