i_mBODY Lab

Interactive Multisensory Body-centred Experiences
at the Intersection of Neuroscience & Technology




At the i_mBODY Lab we conduct multidisciplinary research at the intersection of the areas of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Cognitive Neuroscience and Engineering.

i_mBODY Lab is part of the DEI Interactive Systems Group at UC3M.



BODYinTRANSIT Sensory-driven Body Transformation Experiences On-the-move.  2022-2026 BODYinTRANSIT is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 101002711). It was selected as 1 of the 8 ERC Consolidator Grant project examples 2020.

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MagicOutFit Changing body perception through wearable technology and sensory feedback to promote emotional and physical health. 2022-2026 MAGIC outFIT is a research project funded by the Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigación and the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Grant PID2019-105579RB-I00). magicoutfit.com RESEARCHERS Ana Tajadura-JiménezMilagrosa Sánchez MartínMercedes Bordá

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Magic Shoes

Magic Shoes 2016-2019 Magic Shoes was a research project funded by the Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigación and the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Grant PSI2016-79004-R), investigating the potential for improving sedentary lifestyles by altering the mental representation of the body using sensory feedback.

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Magic Lining

Magic Lining 2017-2018 Magic Lining was a collaborative science-art project with artist Kristi Kuusk funded by the S+T+ARTS initiative of the European Commission, launched under the Horizon 2020. The project focused on the possibilities for altering the perception people have of their own body

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The Hearing Body

The Hearing Body: How auditory perception influences body representation 2012-2015 The Hearing Body was a research project funded by the UK Economic and Society Research Council. The research conducted in this project was the first showing how sound can influence how people perceive their

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