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Contact: Rebecca Zeffert
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Caption: Volunteers were instructed to look at a central cross on a screen while two white squares were briefly shown to the left and right side of the cross. The volunteers had to indicate which of the squares was farther away from the cross. The results reveal that hand amputations affect visuospatial perception.

Credit: Dr. Tamar R. Makin

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