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The lived experience of mirror-touch synaesthesia: a qualitative investigation of empathy and social life

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This report discusses the findings of the first ever study dedicated to the qualitative exploration of mirror-touch synaesthesia from a first-person perspective. As part of a project investigating the cross-disciplinary resonances of mirror-touch in the context of the broader social trait of empathy, this study aimed to document the lived experiences of people with this form of synaesthesia in order to offer insights into existing and new...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Ruskin School of Art
Role:
Author
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Grant:
Mid-Career Fellowship (project number AH/K007319/1
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Grant:
International Network Award IN-2012-117
Publisher:
Imprint Academic Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Consciousness Studies Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
214-227
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-22
EISSN:
2051-2201
ISSN:
1355-8250
Source identifiers:
656663
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pubs:656663
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uuid:39492cc9-fcd1-4474-934d-4cc2984b8360
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Deposit date:
2016-11-02

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