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Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis

Day, Sarah and Buckingham, Gavin (2014) Perceptions of heaviness when using an upper limb prosthesis. In: American Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly, 2014-09-04 - 2014-09-07.

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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.