Metaphysics & Psychology
The brain "consciousness signature"
By T.K. Randall
March 18, 2009 · 4 comments
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Electrodes implanted in the brain of drug resistant epilepsy have revealed that human consciousness arises from the coordinated activity of the entire brain, not one specific region of it.
Electrodes implanted in the brains of people with epilepsy might have resolved an ancient question about consciousness. Signals from the electrodes seem to show that consciousness arises from the coordinated activity of the entire brain. The signals also take us closer to finding an objective "consciousness signature" that could be used to probe the process in animals and people with brain damage without inserting electrodes."
Source: New Scientist
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