Relationship between senses, body may lead to more natural prostheses

03/31/2014 | Gizmodo Australia

An experiment conducted at Milano-Bicocca University in Milan, Italy, demonstrated that sound as well as sight can powerfully affect the brain's sensations of the body. When a recording of a hammer striking marble exactly matched taps on a subject's concealed hand, subjects felt as if their arms were turning to stone. If the sound did not sync with the actual taps, there was no such reaction. Experts say this research could lead to prostheses with more a natural function and feel.

View Full Article in:

Gizmodo Australia

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory
Cardinal Health
Waukegan, IL
Chief Executive Officer
UCare Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN