Science News: Brain scans decode an elusive signature of consciousness

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

A conscious brain hums with elaborate, interwoven signals, a study finds. Scientists uncovered that new signature of consciousness by analyzing brain activity of healthy people and of people who were not aware of their surroundings. The result, published online February 6 in Science Advances, makes headway on a tough problem: how to accurately measure awareness in patients who can’t communicate. (February 8, 2019)

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