Amputation and prosthesis implantation shape body and peripersonal space representations

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Canzoneri, Elisa ; Marzolla, Marilena ; Amoresano, Amedeo ; Verni, Gennaro ; Serino, Andrea (2013)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 3 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3789144, doi: 10.1038/srep02844
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: education | body regions | health care economics and organizations

Little is known about whether and how multimodal representations of the body (BRs) and of the space around the body (Peripersonal Space, PPS) adapt to amputation and prosthesis implantation. In order to investigate this issue, we tested BR in a group of upper limb amput... View more
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