Disrupting posterior cingulate connectivity disconnects consciousness from the external environment.

  title={Disrupting posterior cingulate connectivity disconnects consciousness from the external environment.},
  author={Guillaume Herbet and Gilles Lafargue and Nicolas Menjot De Champfleur and Sylvie Moritz-Gasser and E Le Bars and François Bonnetblanc and Hugues Duffau},
Neurophysiological and neuroimaging studies including both patients with disorders of consciousness and healthy subjects with modified states of consciousness suggest a crucial role of the medial posteroparietal cortex in conscious information processing. However no direct neuropsychological evidence supports this hypothesis and studies including patients with restricted lesions of this brain region are almost non-existent. Using direct intraoperative electrostimulations, we showed in a rare… CONTINUE READING
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