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martedì 27 marzo 2018

# brain: strong signals to connect to consciousness

<< Unexpectedly, our model reveals that only when the signal is strong enough, above a threshold level, the signal reaches a large set of areas of the brain region called the prefrontal cortex, which plays a critical role in high-level cognition >> Madhura Joglekar.

James Devitt. From Signal Propagation to Consciousness: A Potential Connection Discovered. Neuroscience News. Mar 22, 2018.

http://neurosciencenews.com/consciousness-signal-propagation-8674/amp/  

Madhura R. Joglekar, Jorge F. Mejias, et al. Inter-areal Balanced Amplification Enhances Signal Propagation in a Large-Scale Circuit Model of the Primate Cortex. Neuron.
doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.02.031.
Mar 22, 2018.

http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(18)30152-1

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