Bodily boundaries and beyond:
Exploring the malleability of bodily self-consciousness
Interviewed by Jasmine T. Ho & Raphaël Millière
self-consciousness, bodily awareness, rubber hand illusion,
full-body illusion, virtual reality
In this interview, Bigna Lenggenhager discusses her groundbreaking empirical work on bodily self-consciousness, bodily disorders and bodily illusions. The conversation explores issues related to the interpretation of the rubber hand illusion and the full-body illusion, the nature of the relationship between self-consciousness and bodily awareness, syndromes of disembodiment, as well as the use of virtual reality as a therapeutic tool for bodily disorders.