Activity Resource [Remapping the senses]
Spontaneous sensations in the hands
Clay hand / invisible hand
Materials: Clay, cardboard brushes, sticks [Further reading…]
Orignal experiment set up.
Hand Shake illusion / If I Were You: Perceptual Illusion of Body Swapping http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0003832
invisible body experiment.
Materials: Google Cardboard, Blindfolds, Smart Phones, App to record square video [ Clips / Crop to Square – Free Mac OSX Apps] Video editing software [imovie/final cut]
- Make the Film: The film needs to be square to make full use of the screen in the cardboard VR headset use the Free App Clips / Crop to Square – Free Mac OSX Apps
- Import Movie, edit and upload.
- Edit on iMovie to create and a stereo movie / Use Cutaway /side by side function\
- Export to youtube / or to phone [if you can work out how to do this please let me know] and loop.
- View via youtube at full screen. To loop on iPhone, add video to playlist twice the press repeat all/loop playlist] and perform experiments. [Further reading…]
Experiment with mirrors / synaesthetic touch
People with mirror-touch synaesthesia feel a physical sense of touch on their own bodies when they witness touch to other people and often to objects.