Ultimately, doctors might be able to treat intractable diseases by changing how a person consciously perceives his or her body. “Several spiritual and alternative health groups have been convinced for a long time of the mind-body connection and its two-way-ness. I think this corroborates their conviction,” says University of Oxford physiotherapist and study co-author Lorimer Moseley. But, he adds, “we need experiments galore to see if this is anything more than fancy.”
Note: This article was originally printed with the title, "Perception of Self".