Haptic contents of a movie dynamically engage the spectator's sensorimotor cortex

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Lankinen, Kaisu
dc.contributor.author Smeds, Eero
dc.contributor.author Tikka, Pia
dc.contributor.author Pihko, Elina
dc.contributor.author Hari, Riitta
dc.contributor.author Koskinen, Miika
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-23T06:40:53Z
dc.date.issued 2016-11
dc.identifier.citation Lankinen , K , Smeds , E , Tikka , P , Pihko , E , Hari , R & Koskinen , M 2016 , ' Haptic contents of a movie dynamically engage the spectator's sensorimotor cortex ' HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING . DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23295 en
dc.identifier.issn 1065-9471
dc.identifier.issn 1097-0193
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/haptic-contents-of-a-movie-dynamically-engage-the-spectators-sensorimotor-cortex(fe07879b-1997-403a-812e-691dde22d5a7).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0193
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/7431841/Lankinen_et_al_2016_Human_Brain_Mapping.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/22253
dc.description.abstract Observation of another person’s actions and feelings activates brain areas that support similar functions in the observer, thereby facilitating inferences about the other’s mental and bodily states. In real life, events eliciting this kind of vicarious brain activations are intermingled with other complex, ever-changing stimuli in the environment. One practical approach to study the neural underpinnings of real-life vicarious perception is to image brain activity during movie viewing. Here the goal was to find out how observed haptic events in a silent movie would affect the spectator’s sensorimotor cortex. The functional state of the sensorimotor cortex was monitored by analyzing, in 16 healthy subjects, magnetoencephalographic (MEG) responses to tactile finger stimuli that were presented once per second throughout the session. Using canonical correlation analysis and spatial filtering, consistent single-trial responses across subjects were uncovered, and their waveform changes throughout the movie were quantified. The long-latency (85–175 ms) parts of the responses were modulated in concordance with the participants’ average moment-by-moment ratings of own engagement in the haptic content of the movie (correlation r50.49; ratings collected after the MEG session). The results, obtained by using novel signal-analysis approaches, demonstrate that the functional state of the human sensorimotor cortex fluctuates in a fine-grained manner even during passive observation of temporally varying haptic events. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts en
dc.subject.other 3112 Neurosciences en
dc.title Haptic contents of a movie dynamically engage the spectator's sensorimotor cortex en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Media en
dc.contributor.department Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Department of Art en
dc.subject.keyword cinema
dc.subject.keyword data-analysis
dc.subject.keyword embodiment
dc.subject.keyword MEG
dc.subject.keyword Neurocinematics
dc.subject.keyword touch
dc.subject.keyword somatosensory cortex
dc.subject.keyword Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
dc.subject.keyword neurocinematics
dc.subject.keyword canonical correlation analysis
dc.subject.keyword spatial filtering
dc.subject.keyword human brain
dc.subject.keyword 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
dc.subject.keyword 3112 Neurosciences
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201609234257
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/hbm.23295
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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