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Table 1 Mean Questionnaire Scores (plus SD) per item

From: Body ownership and response to threat

Questionnaire item Synchronous Asynchronous
Human hand cat claw Human hand Cat claw
1 I felt as if I was looking at my own hand 0.63 (1.996) −2.25 (1.291) 0.62 (1.668) −1.88 (1.544)
2 I felt as if the virtual hand was part of my body 0.63 (1.893) −2.69 (0.704) 0.19 (1.682) −1.75 (1.390)
3 I felt as if the virtual hand was my hand 1.56 (1.263) −2.06 (1.482) −0.19 (1.940) −1.50 (1.826)
4 It seems as if I had more than on right hand. −0.88 (1.857) −2.50 (1.033) −0.50 (1.414) −2.19 (1.109)
5 It felt as if I had no longer a right hand, as if my right hand had disappeared −1.38 (2.094) −2.31 (1.493) −1.25 (1.770) −2.19 (1.601)
6 I felt as if my real hand was turning virtual −0.25 (1.949) −2.56 (0.727) −0.13 (2.125) −1.19 (2.040)
7 I felt as if I could cause movements of the virtual hand 2.56 (0.727) 2.00 (1.549) 1.19 (1.328) 0.63 (2.187)
8 I felt as if I could control movements of the virtual hand 2.31 (1.078) 2.62 (0.719) 0.94 (1.436) 1.00 (1.789)
9 The virtual hand was obeying my will and I can make it move just like I want it 2.56 (0.727) 2.69 (0.602) 1.00 (1.789) −0.13 (2.094)
10 I felt as if the virtual hand was controlling my will (inverted) 2.19 (1.109) 2.94 (0.250) 1.81 (1.328) 2.00 (1.592)
11 It seemed as if the virtual hand had a will of its own (inverted) 1.63 (1.455) 2.00 (1.506) −0.06 (1.482) 0.88 (2.217)
12 I felt as if the virtual hand was controlling me (inverted) 2.19 (1.047) 3.00 (0.000) 1.00 (1.592) 2.62 (0.719)
  1. Items 1–3 are ownership questions, 4–6 are ownership-related questions, 7–9 are agency questions, and 10–12 are agency-related questions