O Blanke

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Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Crossing the hands increases illusory self-touch
    Polona Pozeg
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e94008. 2014
  2. pmc Multi-sensory and sensorimotor foundation of bodily self-consciousness - an interdisciplinary approach
    Silvio Ionta
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland
    Front Psychol 2:383. 2011
  3. pmc Cognitive loading affects motor awareness and movement kinematics but not locomotor trajectories during goal-directed walking in a virtual reality environment
    Oliver Alan Kannape
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e85560. 2014
  4. pmc The riddle of style changes in the visual arts after interference with the right brain
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:154. 2011
  5. pmc Multisensory origin of the subjective first-person perspective: visual, tactile, and vestibular mechanisms
    Christian Pfeiffer
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e61751. 2013
  6. ncbi Distinct illusory own-body perceptions caused by damage to posterior insula and extrastriate cortex
    Lukas Heydrich
    Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Cognitive Neuroprosthetics, Center for Neuroprosthetics and Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain 136:790-803. 2013
  7. doi Multisensory brain mechanisms of bodily self-consciousness
    Olaf Blanke
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Neurosci 13:556-71. 2012
  8. ncbi Out-of-body experience, heautoscopy, and autoscopic hallucination of neurological origin Implications for neurocognitive mechanisms of corporeal awareness and self-consciousness
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 50:184-99. 2005
  9. doi Full-body illusions and minimal phenomenal selfhood
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:7-13. 2009
  10. ncbi Preliminary evidence for a fronto-parietal dysfunction in able-bodied participants with a desire for limb amputation
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neuropsychol 3:181-200. 2009

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Publications76

  1. pmc Crossing the hands increases illusory self-touch
    Polona Pozeg
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e94008. 2014
    ..The present study not only shows that illusory self-touch can be induced by crossing the hands, but importantly, that this posture is associated with a stronger illusion. ..
  2. pmc Multi-sensory and sensorimotor foundation of bodily self-consciousness - an interdisciplinary approach
    Silvio Ionta
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland
    Front Psychol 2:383. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Cognitive loading affects motor awareness and movement kinematics but not locomotor trajectories during goal-directed walking in a virtual reality environment
    Oliver Alan Kannape
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 9:e85560. 2014
    ..We discuss our results with respect to the use of VR methods in gait control and rehabilitation...
  4. pmc The riddle of style changes in the visual arts after interference with the right brain
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:154. 2011
    ..We discuss future avenues of how the neuropsychological investigation of visual artists with and without neglect may allow us to investigate the relationship between brain and art...
  5. pmc Multisensory origin of the subjective first-person perspective: visual, tactile, and vestibular mechanisms
    Christian Pfeiffer
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e61751. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi Distinct illusory own-body perceptions caused by damage to posterior insula and extrastriate cortex
    Lukas Heydrich
    Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Cognitive Neuroprosthetics, Center for Neuroprosthetics and Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain 136:790-803. 2013
    ..The present data extend previous models of autoscopic phenomena and provide clinical evidence for the importance of emotional and interoceptive signal processing in the posterior insula in relation to bodily self-consciousness...
  7. doi Multisensory brain mechanisms of bodily self-consciousness
    Olaf Blanke
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Neurosci 13:556-71. 2012
    ..Along with phenomena of altered states of self-consciousness in neurological patients and electrophysiological data from non-human primates, these findings may form the basis for a neurobiological model of bodily self-consciousness...
  8. ncbi Out-of-body experience, heautoscopy, and autoscopic hallucination of neurological origin Implications for neurocognitive mechanisms of corporeal awareness and self-consciousness
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 50:184-99. 2005
    ....
  9. doi Full-body illusions and minimal phenomenal selfhood
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:7-13. 2009
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  10. ncbi Preliminary evidence for a fronto-parietal dysfunction in able-bodied participants with a desire for limb amputation
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neuropsychol 3:181-200. 2009
    ..Here, we searched for potential neurological mechanisms in participants with desire for limb amputation in order to help develop adequate nosological classifications, diagnosis, and treatment...
  11. ncbi I and me: self-portraiture in brain damage
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Front Neurol Neurosci 22:14-29. 2007
    ..This is followed by a discussion of visuospatial, linguistic, and mnestic mechanisms in self-portraiture that are examined in selected painters...
  12. ncbi Linking out-of-body experience and self processing to mental own-body imagery at the temporoparietal junction
    Olaf Blanke
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 25:550-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi Distinct mechanisms of form-from-motion perception in human extrastriate cortex
    O Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:644-53. 2007
    ..These data suggest the existence of at least three functionally and anatomically distinct regions in human visual cortex that process FfM signals...
  14. ncbi Mental imagery for full and upper human bodies: common right hemisphere activations and distinct extrastriate activations
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Station 19, 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 23:321-32. 2010
    ..We propose that a common brain network, mainly on the right side, is involved in the mental imagery of human bodies, while two distinct brain areas in extrastriate cortex code for mental imagery of full and upper bodies...
  15. ncbi Influence of galvanic vestibular stimulation on egocentric and object-based mental transformations
    Bigna Lenggenhager
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Station 15, 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 184:211-21. 2008
    ..We suggest that this effect relies on shared functional and cortical mechanisms in the posterior parietal cortex associated with both right anodal GVS and mental imagery...
  16. doi Subjective mental time: the functional architecture of projecting the self to past and future
    Shahar Arzy
    Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 30:2009-17. 2009
    ..These behavioural and neural data suggest that self-projection in time is a fundamental aspect of MT, relying on neural structures encoding memory, mental imagery and self...
  17. doi Three sequential brain activations encode mental transformations of upright and inverted human bodies: a high resolution evoked potential study
    T Tadi
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroscience 159:1316-25. 2009
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  18. doi Motion direction tuning in human visual cortex
    Manuel Mercier
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 29:424-34. 2009
    ..This extends previous clinical data and suggests the presence of distributed macroscopic motion direction tuning in primate extrastriate cortex that may complement the classical microscopic motion tuning at the columnar level...
  19. ncbi Distinct behavioral and EEG topographic correlates of loss of consciousness in absences
    P Vuilleumier
    Department of Neurology, EEG and Clinical Epileptology Unit, and Brain Mapping Laboratory, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 41:687-93. 2000
    ..To describe the behavioral and EEG topographic correlates of absences with 3-Hz generalized spike-waves and partitioned impairment of consciousness...
  20. doi The limits of agency in walking humans
    O A Kannape
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Station 19, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 48:1628-36. 2010
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  21. ncbi Space-oriented segmentation and 3-dimensional source reconstruction of ictal EEG patterns
    G Lantz
    Plurifaculty Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 14 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:688-97. 2001
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  22. ncbi Duration and not strength of activation in temporo-parietal cortex positively correlates with schizotypy
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 35:326-33. 2007
    ..We argue that this might reflect local pathology, pathologies in cortico-cortical connections and/or re-entry of top-down processing...
  23. doi Spatiotemporal dynamics of visual vertical judgments: early and late brain mechanisms as revealed by high-density electrical neuroimaging
    C Lopez
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroscience 181:134-49. 2011
    ..The later, more dorsal, activation involves multimodal cortex subtending a constantly available and updated internal model of the vertical that we can refer to for the control of one's posture, actions, and visuo-spatial processing...
  24. doi Agency, gait and self-consciousness
    O A Kannape
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 83:191-9. 2012
    ..This is followed by a selective review of gait control, locomotion, and models of motor control relying on prediction signals and underlining their relevance for full-body agency...
  25. ncbi Pure imagery hemi-neglect of far space
    S Ortigue
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 60:2000-2. 2003
    ..If the organization of represented space was similar to that of perceived space, it should contain a far/near dissociation as well. This paper describes a patient with pure representational neglect restricted to far space...
  26. pmc Simple and complex vestibular responses induced by electrical cortical stimulation of the parietal cortex in humans
    O Blanke
    Laboratory for Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 69:553-6. 2000
    ..The findings suggest vestibular topography and hierarchical processing within the parietal vestibular cortex of humans...
  27. ncbi Direction-specific motion blindness induced by focal stimulation of human extrastriate cortex
    O Blanke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 15:2043-8. 2002
    ..In addition, the direction of MB was found to depend on the brain area stimulated. It is argued that direction specificity for visual motion is not only represented at the single neuron level, but also in much larger cortical units...
  28. ncbi Neural basis of embodiment: distinct contributions of temporoparietal junction and extrastriate body area
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 26:8074-81. 2006
    ..Collectively, these data show that distributed brain activity at the EBA and TPJ as well as their timing are crucial for the coding of the self as embodied and as spatially situated within the human body...
  29. ncbi Out-of-body experience and autoscopy of neurological origin
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Programme of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain 127:243-58. 2004
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  30. ncbi Early and late activity in somatosensory cortex reflects changes in bodily self-consciousness: an evoked potential study
    J E Aspell
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroscience 216:110-22. 2012
    ..The later activation in higher-tier parietal cortex (and potentially other regions in temporo-parietal and frontal cortex) likely reflects the detection of visuo-tactile conflicts in the asynchronous condition...
  31. ncbi I feel who I see: visual body identity affects visual-tactile integration in peripersonal space
    R Salomon
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 21:1355-64. 2012
    ..The results hold intriguing implications for body representation in social situations...
  32. ncbi Pure representational neglect after right thalamic lesion
    S Ortigue
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 50:401-4. 2001
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  33. ncbi The out-of-body experience: disturbed self-processing at the temporo-parietal junction
    Olaf Blanke
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroscientist 11:16-24. 2005
    ....
  34. doi Spatial aspects of bodily self-consciousness
    Bigna Lenggenhager
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Brain Mind Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 18:110-7. 2009
    ....
  35. doi "Self pop-out": agency enhances self-recognition in visual search
    R Salomon
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 228:173-81. 2013
    ..The findings demonstrate the importance of agency in self-recognition and self-other discrimination from movement in social settings. ..
  36. doi Visuo-tactile integration and body ownership during self-generated action
    G Rognini
    Center for Neuroprosthetics, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 37:1120-9. 2013
    ..The results suggest that current models of visuo-tactile integration need to be extended to account for multisensory integration in dynamic conditions...
  37. ncbi Non-invasive epileptic focus localization using EEG-triggered functional MRI and electromagnetic tomography
    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 106:508-12. 1998
    ..This approach, i.e. the combination of EEG-triggered fMRI and 3D EEG source analysis, represents a promising additional tool for presurgical epilepsy evaluation allowing precise non-invasive identification of the epileptic foci...
  38. ncbi Auditory motion affects visual biological motion processing
    A Brooks
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:523-30. 2007
    ..Based on these data and evidence from neurophysiological and neuroimaging studies we discuss the neural mechanisms likely to underlie this effect...
  39. ncbi Induction of an illusory shadow person
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland
    Nature 443:287. 2006
    ..These perceptions may have been due to a disturbance in the multisensory processing of body and self at the temporoparietal junction...
  40. ncbi Functional and neural mechanisms of embodiment: importance of the vestibular system and the temporal parietal junction
    B Lenggenhager
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rev Neurosci 17:643-57. 2006
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  41. ncbi Why revelations have occurred on mountains? Linking mystical experiences and cognitive neuroscience
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Hypotheses 65:841-5. 2005
    ..Cognitive neurosciences, in turn, might profit from the research of mysticism in their endeavor to further our understanding of mechanisms of corporeal awareness and self consciousness...
  42. doi Gravity and observer's body orientation influence the visual perception of human body postures
    Christophe Lopez
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Vis 9:1.1-14. 2009
    ..Stability judgments were also influenced by the picture's orientation with respect to the participant's body. This indicates that gravity and the participant's body position may influence the visual perception of static objects...
  43. doi How vestibular stimulation interacts with illusory hand ownership
    Christophe Lopez
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Station 19, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 19:33-47. 2010
    ..As only left anodal GVS lead to such changes, and based on neurological data on body part ownership, we suggest that this vestibular interference is mediated by the right temporo-parietal junction and the posterior insula...
  44. doi Abnormal self-location and vestibular vertigo in a patient with right frontal lobe epilepsy
    Christophe Lopez
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Epilepsy Behav 17:289-92. 2010
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  45. ncbi Cortical motion deafness
    Christine Y Ducommun
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, University Hospital, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuron 43:765-77. 2004
    ..Collectively, these data present a patient with cortical motion deafness, providing evidence that cortical processing of auditory motion is performed in a specialized module within the posterior STG...
  46. doi Seeing the body modulates audiotactile integration
    Jane E Aspell
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1868-73. 2010
    ..We also show that these CCEs are modulated by vision of the body...
  47. doi Differential influence of hands posture on mental rotation of hands and feet in left and right handers
    Silvio Ionta
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 195:207-17. 2009
    ..Posture and view effects on body parts representations are discussed with respect to proprioception, handedness, visual familiarity and the influence of anatomical joint constraints on motor imagery...
  48. pmc Keeping in touch with one's self: multisensory mechanisms of self-consciousness
    Jane E Aspell
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e6488. 2009
    ..Here we designed a novel paradigm linking the study of bodily self-consciousness to the spatial representation of visuo-tactile stimuli by measuring crossmodal congruency effects (CCEs) for the full body...
  49. ncbi Non-retinotopic feature integration decreases response-locked brain activity as revealed by electrical neuroimaging
    Gijs Plomp
    Laboratory of Psychophysics, Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 48:405-14. 2009
    ..The results suggest that endogenously timed neural processes, rather than bottom-up ones, underlie non-retinotopic feature integration...
  50. ncbi Video ergo sum: manipulating bodily self-consciousness
    Bigna Lenggenhager
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Station 15, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Science 317:1096-9. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that spatial unity and bodily self-consciousness can be studied experimentally and are based on multisensory and cognitive processing of bodily information...
  51. doi Impaired imagery for upper limbs
    Leila S Overney
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 22:27-43. 2009
    ..These data suggest that mental imagery of BPs and EOs relies on different cognitive and neural mechanisms and indicate that the left posterior parietal lobe is a necessary structure for mental transformations of human BPs...
  52. ncbi Self in time: imagined self-location influences neural activity related to mental time travel
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 28:6502-7. 2008
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  53. ncbi Preattentive interference between touch and audition: a case study on multisensory alloesthesia
    Stephanie Ortigue
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 16:865-8. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that auditory-tactile integration and multisensory alloesthesia not only depend on attentional mechanisms, but also on somatotopic preattentive mechanisms...
  54. ncbi Cognitive neuroscience of ownership and agency
    Lars Schwabe
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 16:661-6. 2007
  55. ncbi Apraxia: a review
    Biljana Petreska
    Learning Algorithms and Systems Laboratory LASA, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, EPFL STI I2S LASA, Station 9, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Brain Res 164:61-83. 2007
    ..Finally, we argue for a multidisciplinary approach. For example, apraxia should be studied in consideration with and could contribute to other fields such as normal motor control, neuroimaging and neurophysiology...
  56. pmc Enhanced temporal but not attentional processing in expert tennis players
    Leila S Overney
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2380. 2008
    ..We found that certain time-related skills, such as speed discrimination, are superior in tennis players compared to non-athletes and triathletes. Such tasks might be used to improve tennis performance in the future...
  57. doi Deficient mental own-body imagery in a neurological patient with out-of-body experiences due to cannabis use
    Leila S Overney
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cortex 45:228-35. 2009
    ..Based on these data we propose an extended neurological model for own-body illusions including multisensory and sensorimotor mechanisms, cannabis consumption, and cortical and subcortical processing...
  58. ncbi Self in motion: sensorimotor and cognitive mechanisms in gait agency
    O A Kannape
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurophysiol 110:1837-47. 2013
    ....
  59. ncbi Hearing of a presence
    Olaf Blanke
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurocase 9:329-39. 2003
    ..Based on these findings, it is suggested that the paroxysmal hearing of a person nearby corresponds to an auditory disorder of somatognosia...
  60. ncbi The mental time line: an analogue of the mental number line in the mapping of life events
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 18:781-5. 2009
    ..We argue that the present time-line data are comparable to the spatial mapping of numbers along the mental number line and that such spatial maps are a fundamental basis for cognition...
  61. ncbi Body ownership and embodiment: vestibular and multisensory mechanisms
    C Lopez
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurophysiol Clin 38:149-61. 2008
    ..We finally propose a differential contribution of the vestibular cortical areas to the different forms of altered body ownership and embodiment...
  62. ncbi The out-of body experience: precipitating factors and neural correlates
    Silvia Bünning
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Brain Res 150:331-50. 2005
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  63. ncbi Neural mechanisms of embodiment: asomatognosia due to premotor cortex damage
    Shahar Arzy
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Neurol 63:1022-5. 2006
    ..However, recent neuroimaging and electrophysiological studies suggest that corporeal awareness and embodiment of body parts are instead linked to the premotor cortex of both hemispheres...
  64. ncbi Direction-selective motion blindness after unilateral posterior brain damage
    Olaf Blanke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 18:709-22. 2003
    ..Third, lesion analysis showed that unilateral damage, not only the human homologue of MT/V5 but also to parieto-occipital cortex, leads to MB...
  65. ncbi Direction of saccadic and smooth eye movements induced by electrical stimulation of the human frontal eye field: effect of orbital position
    Olaf Blanke
    Presurgical Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 150:174-83. 2003
    ..Fourthly, human studies that investigate eye movements induced from the lateral frontal cortex need to control eye position prior to stimulation...
  66. ncbi Letters lost in space: hemispace dependent handwriting errors
    Stephanie Ortigue
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 15:2545-8. 2004
    ..This suggests that the right hemisphere's role in handwriting may surpass its generally assumed purely spatial contribution. We discuss our results in term of co-registration between both cerebral hemispheres in language processing...
  67. ncbi The cognitive and neural time course of empathy and sympathy: an electrical neuroimaging study on self-other interaction
    B Thirioux
    Laboratoire de Physiologie de la Perception et de l Action, Collège de France UMR 7152 CNRS, 11 place Marcelin Berthelot, 75005 Paris, France Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Neuroscience 267:286-306. 2014
    ..Contrasting with sympathy, this recruitment of the executive functions could modulate the output end of the mirroring processing in the premotor and sensorimotor cortices. ..
  68. doi Carbon outclasses wood in racket paddles: Ratings of expert and intermediate tennis players
    L S Overney
    Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci 28:1451-8. 2010
    ..Interestingly, although experts and intermediate players overall judged the rackets in very similar ways according to force, vibration, and control, they were sensitive to quite different physical characteristics of the rackets...
  69. ncbi Symptomatic postictal cardiac asystole in a young patient with partial seizures
    M Seeck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Europace 3:247-52. 2001
    ..A ventricular pacemaker was implanted and was documented to function appropriately, preventing development of bradycardia associated symptoms during subsequent seizures. Possibly relevant cerebral structures are briefly discussed...
  70. ncbi Polyopic heautoscopy: Case report and review of the literature
    Peter Brugger
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cortex 42:666-74. 2006
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  71. ncbi The metaphysical art of Giorgio de Chirico. Migraine or epilepsy?
    Olaf Blanke
    Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 50:191-4. 2003
    ..Here we rediscuss de Chirico's symptoms critically and suggest that, if his symptoms were of neurological origin, they rather relate to temporal lobe epilepsy than migraine...
  72. ncbi What static and dynamic properties should slalom skis possess? Judgements by advanced and expert skiers
    Christian Fischer
    Laboratoire de Technologie des Composites et Polymères LTC, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci 25:1567-76. 2007
    ..Most importantly, expert skiers are particularly sensitive to torsion of the skis. These results suggest that such highly rated elements should be addressed in future ski designs...
  73. ncbi The demystification of autoscopic phenomena: experimental propositions
    Christine Mohr
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1TN, United Kingdom
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:189-95. 2005
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  74. ncbi Stimulating illusory own-body perceptions
    Olaf Blanke
    Laboratory of Presurgical Epilepsy Evaluation, Program of Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Nature 419:269-70. 2002
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  75. pmc Out of body experiences and their neural basis
    Olaf Blanke
    BMJ 329:1414-5. 2004