Ghosts in the body: just my imagination?


Almondbank Library
Borrow a researcher poster with drawing of a woman's thoughts shown as swirling patterns surrounding her

Know when you are watching the telly on the sofa, and suddenly you feel the urge to scratch your hand? There is nothing on your hand that justifies the urge, nonetheless, you must scratch it! This type of sensation is called a ghost sensation. Come along to discover what is the purpose of these strange body feelings, why they happen and where they happen in your body. So that next time you need to scratch your hand, you know why

This session is part of the Borrow a Researcher Series, a joint project between West Lothian Libraries and Heriot-Watt University. 

Book you space via Almondbank Library by calling 01506 283133 or email: