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Anantha Krishna Sivasubramaniam | PhD student, Psychology Graduate Research Technician

anantha krishna sivasubramaniamAnand has a BSc In Neuroscience and a MSc Medical Neurosciences. He has a background in the anatomy and sensory transduction of the pain and gustatory system.He is interested in how differences in peripheral sensory stimuli affect the induction and maintenance of bodily illusions, particularly the rubber hand illusion.


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Speciality areas

Sensory Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience

Highest qualification and awarding body

MSc in Medical Neurosciences from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

BSc (Hons) Psychology:
Demonstrator for PY1PR Psychological Research

Research interests

Bodily illusions, specifically how differences in sensory experience affect these illusions.

Current projects

The Rubber Hand Illusion: investigating the variable susceptibility underlying RHI induction

Recent publications

Sánchez-Alcañiz, J. A., Silbering, A. F., Croset, V., Zappia, G., Sivasubramaniam, A. K., Abuin, L., … Benton, R. (2018). An expression atlas of variant ionotropic glutamate receptors identifies a molecular basis of carbonation sensing. Nature Communications, 9(1), 4252.


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