Researchers stimulate areas vital to consciousness in monkeys' brains — and it wakes them up

Brain illustration (stock image).Credit: © PIC4U / Adobe Stock One of the central questions in neuroscience is clarifying where in the brain consciousness, which is the ability to experience internal and external sensations, arises. On February 12 in the journal Neuron, researchers report that a specific area in the brain, the central lateral thalamus, appears to play […]

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