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Research Article

Attenuation of Self-Generated Tactile Sensations Is Predictive, not Postdictive

  • Paul M Bays mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: p.bays@ion.ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, United Kingdom

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  • J. Randall Flanagan,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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  • Daniel M Wolpert

    Affiliations: Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, United Kingdom, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 17, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040028

About the Authors

Paul M Bays, Daniel M Wolpert
Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, United Kingdom
J. Randall Flanagan
Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Daniel M Wolpert
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: p.bays@ion.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PMB, JRF, and DMW conceived and designed the experiments. PMB performed the experiments and analyzed the data. PMB, JRF, and DMW wrote the paper.