21 May 2020
The size of an object influences how heavy an object feels. Could an area in the parietal cortex play a role in this illusion? We investigated this, and our latest preprint is now available.
13 April 2020
A new experiment that I co-authored on the neural network involved in action observation is now published in Journal of Neuroscience. This work was performed by Guy Rens, in collaboration with Alessandro Botta, Mareike Gann, Jean-Jacques Orban de Xivry and Marco Davare: article in Journal of Neuroscience.
9 March 2020
Our conference paper for Eurohaptics has been accepted! In it, we show that when subjects have to estimate the density of objects, they are influenced by the object’s mass, and more so when objects are denser. This work was performed by my former master student, Lara Merken. I will present this research at the conference in September.
21 December 2019
The preprint of the results of a new study is now online. In this study, I used TMS to investigate the role of two brain areas in the control of object lifting and the perception of object weight. You can find the preprint on BioRxiv.
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