Neural correlates of the first-person-perspective.

@article{Vogeley2003NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of the first-person-perspective.},
  author={Kai Vogeley and Gereon R. Fink},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={38-42}
}
Human self-consciousness depends on the metarepresentation of mental and bodily states as one's own mental and bodily states. First-person-perspective taking is not sufficient, but necessary for human self-consciousness. To assign a first-person-perspective is to center one's own multimodal experiential space upon one's own body, thus operating in an egocentric reference frame. The brain regions involved in assigning first-person-perspective comprise medial prefrontal, medial parietal and… CONTINUE READING
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