Two systems of resting state connectivity between the insula and cingulate cortex

  title={Two systems of resting state connectivity between the insula and cingulate cortex},
  author={Keri S. Taylor and David A. Seminowicz and Karen Deborah Davis},
  journal={Human Brain Mapping},
The insula and cingulate cortices are implicated in emotional, homeostatic/allostatic, sensorimotor, and cognitive functions. Non‐human primates have specific anatomical connections between sub‐divisions of the insula and cingulate. Specifically, the anterior insula projects to the pregenual anterior cingulate cortex (pACC) and the anterior and posterior mid‐cingulate cortex (aMCC and pMCC); the mid‐posterior insula only projects to the posterior MCC (pMCC). In humans, functional neuroimaging… 

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