One brain, two selves.

@article{Reinders2003OneBT,
  title={One brain, two selves.},
  author={A. A. T. Simone Reinders and Ellert R. S. Nijenhuis and Anne M. J. Paans and Jakob Korf and Antoon T. M. Willemsen and Johann A den Boer},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={2119-25}
}
Having a sense of self is an explicit and high-level functional specialization of the human brain. The anatomical localization of self-awareness and the brain mechanisms involved in consciousness were investigated by functional neuroimaging different emotional mental states of core consciousness in patients with Multiple Personality Disorder (i.e., Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)). We demonstrate specific changes in localized brain activity consistent with their ability to generate at… CONTINUE READING

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