• 409 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
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Personal profile


I received a Psychology degree from the University of Tübingen (2006) and a Master of Science degree from the Graduate School of Neural and Behavioural Sciences/International Max Planck Research School in Tübingen (2004). In 2007, I came to Australia and started a PhD at Macquarie University. Since I completed my PhD in 2012, I have been employed as a postdoc in the Perception in Action research group and I am currently a ARC DECRA Research Fellow.

Research interests

We interact with others and the world around us with our body. The major focus of my research has been to find out how and where in the brain multisensory body information is processed and integrated; to understand the mechanisms which underlie the formation and updating of distinct representations for one’s own body and other bodies; and to investigate how specific body-related representations modulate perception and action.


Workshop 14th of December at Macquarie University:

Science of the Self Mini-Workshop: Body Representation, Misperception and Eating Disorders

See our website for more details: scienceofselfconference.net



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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2004 2018

  • 409 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 3 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 1 Comment/opinion
Time Perception
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Bayes Theorem
Sample Size
Open Access
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Parietal Lobe
Multivariate Analysis

The conceptual space explanation of the rubber hand illusion: first experimental tests

Carruthers, G., Gao, X., Zopf, R., Wilcox, A. & Robbins, R. 2017 In : Psychology of consciousness : theory, research, and practice. 4, 2, p. 161–175 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Space Simulation