Psycomedia Episode 84 – I’m Just Waiting For The Smoke Therapy To Catch Up With The Mirrors Therapy

Psycomedia Episode 84 – I’m Just Waiting For The Smoke Therapy To Catch Up With The Mirrors Therapy


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An example of skid pan training with stabilisers:

You can hear Tim called the C-word in all its glory, as well as a very fun panel game, here:

What a stump map looks like:

Stump Map

A sensory homunculus:

Another sensory homunculus that also shows you where the somatosenory cortex is and how it relates:

The actual homunculi that Ben wanted me to include:



A diagram of the lip’s representation shifting:

Lip Shift


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