In a similar vein to the post on inducing perceived body swapping, the Boston Globe has an article about further brain oddities and hallucination’s entitled “Hacking Your Brain”. It details an easy way to induce hallucinations through sensory deprivation, as well as some more examples of messing with our body-consciousness.
The ease with which this can be done is striking, and a bit scary. It incited a Wikisafari* through the dark reaches of Neuro-linguistic programming, amongst other topics.
* I have just coined this word. May it bring me prosperity.