Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis

Sarah Day, Gavin Buckingham

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Abstract

The size weight illusion occurs when a person underestimates the weight of a larger object in relation to a smaller object of the same mass. This study investigated whether the size weight illusion exists in amputees, and whether it is of the same magnitude as in the normal population.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2014
EventAmerican Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly - Las Vegas, United States
Duration: 4 Sep 20147 Sep 2014

Conference

ConferenceAmerican Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas
Period4/09/147/09/14

Keywords

  • upper limb prosthesis
  • heaviness

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