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Dec 31, 2019

Brain Patterns Indicative of Consciousness, in Unconscious Individuals

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: Researchers say human consciousness is supported by dynamic, complex patterns of brain signal coordination.

Source: AAAS.

Amid longstanding difficulties distinguishing consciousness in humans in unconscious states, scientists report fMRI-based evidence of distinct patterns of brain activity they say can differentiate between consciousness or unconsciousness. Detecting these patterns in real-time could allow for externally induced manipulations that noninvasively restore consciousness.

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