The Organization of the Primate Insular Cortex

@inproceedings{Evrard2019TheOO,
  title={The Organization of the Primate Insular Cortex},
  author={Henry C. Evrard},
  booktitle={Front. Neuroanat.},
  year={2019}
}
Long perceived as a primitive and poorly differentiated brain structure, the primate insular cortex recently emerged as a highly evolved, organized and richly connected cortical hub interfacing bodily states with sensorimotor, environmental, and limbic activities. This insular interface likely substantiates emotional embodiment and has the potential to have a key role in the interoceptive shaping of cognitive processes, including perceptual awareness. In this review, we present a novel working… CONTINUE READING
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