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Bigna Lenggenhager

Bigna Lenggenhager is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich and at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. Her research centers on bodily self, illusions, interoception, multisensory integration, self-consciousness, and the vestibular system.

OM Contributions


  • Ionta, S., Heydrich, L., Lenggenhager, B., Mouthon, M., Fornari, E., Chapuis, D., Gassert, R., & Blanke, O. (2011). Multisensory mechanisms in temporo-parietal cortex support self-location and first-person perspective. Neuron, 70(2), 363-374.

  • Aspell, J., Lenggenhager, B., & Blanke, O. (2009). Keeping in touch with one’s self: Multisensory mechanisms of self-consciousness. PLoS ONE, 4(8), 1-10.

  • Lenggenhager, B., Mouthon, M., & Blanke, O. (2009). Spatial aspects of bodily self-consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition, 18(1), 110-117.

  • Lenggenhager, B., Lopez, C., & Blanke, O. (2008). Influece of galvanic vestibular stimulation on egocentric and object-based mental transformations. Experimental Brain Research, 184(2), 211-221.

  • Lenggenhager, B., Tadi, T., Metzinger, T., & Blanke, O. (2007). Video ergo sum: Manipulating bodily self-consciousness. Science, 317(5841), 1096-1099.