Consciousness supporting networks.

@article{Demertzi2013ConsciousnessSN,
  title={Consciousness supporting networks.},
  author={Athena Demertzi and Andrea Soddu and Steven Laureys},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={239-44}
}
Functional neuroimaging shows that patients with disorders of consciousness exhibit disrupted system-level functional connectivity. Unresponsive/"vegetative state" patients preserve wakefulness networks of brainstem and basal forebrain but the cerebral networks accounting for external perceptual awareness and internal self-related mentation are disrupted. Specifically, the 'external awareness' network encompassing lateral fronto-temporo-parietal cortices bilaterally, and the 'internal awareness… CONTINUE READING
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