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Create Your Own Phantom Hand

People who lose a limb often experience the sensation of still having the missing arm or leg. Phantom limbs, in fact, have spurred a whole line of independent research among neuroscientists. But it appears that all of us may be  capable of these sensations, even if arms and legs remain intact. If we can conjure [...]

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