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Neurocognitive barriers to the embodiment of technology

The increasing integration of wearable technologies with the human body raises neural and cognitive challenges and opportunities.

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Figure 1: Artificial arms for restoring hand function.
Figure 2: Human augmentation in perception and action.

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This work was supported by a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship to T.R.M. (jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society; 104128/Z/14/Z), and by the HFSP RPG00022/2013 and H2020 eNHANCE program grants to A.A.F.

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Makin, T., de Vignemont, F. & Faisal, A. Neurocognitive barriers to the embodiment of technology. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0014 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-016-0014

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