Scientists modify the configuration parameters of ‘phantom sensations’ so that people can perceive them

Can people feel through the sense of touch in the absence of a real tactile stimulation? In other words, can we feel the sensation of being touched when in reality we are not? This is what is known as “phantom sensation,” which occurs when the nervous system perceives a tactile illusion that does not correspond to an authentic physical stimulus, that is, it does not exist.

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