With The Touch of One’s Own Hand

If you knock your hand arm on something sharp, what is the first thing you do? I bet most of you say 'rub it better'.  We take that automatic response for granted but some very clever people in London, which is in England, have taken a very elegant (LJ take note of the use of that word here!) approach to investigating it. Marjolein Kammers from … [Read more...]

Making Sense of Sense

The roads less travelled - four paths to get from touch to the body I am studying medicine and as part of our course we do an Independent Learning project. I am doing mine in the Body in Mind research group here at NeuRA.  My first task is to review a key paper in the field into which I’m about to delve. Here are my thoughts on Serino and … [Read more...]