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Brain area thought to impart consciousness, behaves instead like an Internet router
15/11/2022 06:51 PM | Click to read full article
The legendary scientist Francis Crick first postulated in 2005 that the brain region called claustrum is the seat of consciousness. Researchers state that Crick may have been incorrect. They developed a new theory "built on data" that the claustrum behaves more like a high-speed Internet router, taking in executive commands from 'boss' areas of the brain's cortex that forms complex thoughts to generate 'networks' in the cortex.