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  • Swedish researchers create body-swap illusion

    12/06/2008 8:11:45 PM PST · by egannacht · 15 replies · 623+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Dec 3, 2008 11:04am EST | Reporting by Maggie Fox; Editing by Julie Steenhuysen
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers using closed-circuit televisions to create an illusion have made volunteers virtually swap bodies, even making women believe they were in a man's body and vice-versa. [Snip] The illusion only goes so far. The researchers said they could not fool their volunteers into thinking they were a box, for example.