About the Authors

Franco Cauda

franco.cauda@unito.it (CF); sercan@inwind.it (SC)

Affiliations CCS fMRI, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Katiuscia Sacco

Affiliations CCS fMRI, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Sergio Duca

Affiliation CCS fMRI, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy

Dario Cocito

Affiliation Department of Neuroscience, AOU San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Federico D'Agata

Affiliations CCS fMRI, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy, Department of Neuroscience, AOU San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Giuliano C. Geminiani

Affiliations CCS fMRI, Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Sergio Canavero

franco.cauda@unito.it (CF); sercan@inwind.it (SC)

Affiliation Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, Turin, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FC KS SD DC GCG SC. Performed the experiments: FC KS SD DC SC. Analyzed the data: FC KS FD SC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FC KS SD DC FD GCG SC. Wrote the paper: FC KS SD DC FD GCG SC.