Volume 14 · Number 1 · Pages 108–110
The Illusion Illusion

Sebastian Dieguez

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Open peer commentary on the article “The Plasticity of the Bodily Self: Head Movements in Bodily Illusions and Their Relation to Gallagher’s Body Image and Body Schema” by Marte Roel Lesur, Michael Gaebler, Philippe Bertrand & Bigna Lenggenhager. Abstract: Conflicting and puzzling results in bodily illusions research might arise because researchers have been operating under the false premise that they were studying illusions. I suggest that the rubber-hand and full-body illusions are not illusions after all, but something else entirely, and believing otherwise is succumbing to the illusion illusion.


Dieguez S. (2018) The illusion illusion. Constructivist Foundations 14(1): 108–110. http://constructivist.info/14/1/108

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