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Mental body-swap with a mannequin

Swedish scientists hooked up cameras to a mannequin's head and fed the view to research subjects, then poked both the mannequin and the subjects' stomachs with sticks. The subjects perceived the mannequin's body as their own. When they slid a knife across the stomach of the mannequin, the subjects got really nervous.

Of course, I find this entirely unsurprising. I even wrote an paper arguing for it in college back in 1997: "The Wave-Particle Duality of Michelangelo's Statue of David" [PDF]. (I'm particularly proud of the grade I got from my TA on this paper: "I 100% disagree with this paper. A+")

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