Your shadow self


Apparently, if you stimulate part of the brain (left temporoparietal junction), you induce the feeling of _autoscopy_ or _heautoscopy_, where you experience a double of yourself.

Mind Hack discusses some of the “recent research”:http://www.mindhacks.com/blog/2006/09/inducing_the_shadow.html behind these phenomena.

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2 Responses

  1. Makes you wonder what was meant when you hear that someone “was beside themselves with anger.”

  2. Maybe it’s from banging their heads against walls in the wrong spot.

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