Precuneus–Prefrontal Activity during Awareness of Visual Verbal Stimuli

@article{Kjaer2001PrecuneusPrefrontalAD,
  title={Precuneus–Prefrontal Activity during Awareness of Visual Verbal Stimuli},
  author={Troels Wesenberg Kjaer and Markus Nowak and K. W. Kjaer and Astrid Rosenstand Lou and Hans C. Lou},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={356-365}
}
Awareness is a personal experience, which is only accessible to the rest of world through interpretation. We set out to identify a neural correlate of visual awareness, using brief subliminal and supraliminal verbal stimuli while measuring cerebral blood flow distribution with H(2)(15)O PET. Awareness of visual verbal stimuli differentially activated medial parietal association cortex (precuneus), which is a polymodal sensory cortex, and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, which is thought to be… Expand
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