Signature of consciousness captured in brain scans

日期:2019-03-08 06:01:06 作者:卫笾 阅读:

More: Read a longer version of this article A SIGNATURE pattern of brain activity has been found that could help determine whether brain-damaged patients are conscious. A team led by Aaron Schurger of Princeton University reasoned that repeatedly presenting the brain with the same sensory input should evoke similar neural activity each time – if the input is processed consciously. If it does not enter consciousness, activity should vary because other subconscious processes will be running at the same time. To see if this could be used to disentangle conscious from unconscious brain processes,