Zeroing in on consciousness
In chapter 10 we more fully explore the eerily transcendent quality of humans known as consciousness. Scientists are finally zeroing in on key areas of the brain responsible for consciousness, including the central lateral thalamus: stimulating this area in macaque monkeys woke" the animals and elicit(ed) normal waking behaviors!" Here's the story: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200212111440.htm and here's the research: https://www.cell.com/neuron/pdf/S0896-6273(20)30005-2.pdf.
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