Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified
Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified
Imaging of the human brain reveals constellations of activity associated with conscious and unconscious states.
Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified
Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified

Imaging of the human brain reveals constellations of activity associated with conscious and unconscious states.

Imaging of the human brain reveals constellations of activity associated with conscious and unconscious states.

vegetative state
Nerve Stimulation Revives Consciousness from Vegetative State
Nerve Stimulation Revives Consciousness from Vegetative State
Shawna Williams | Sep 25, 2017
Low-intensity activation of the vagus nerve appears to have increased a patient’s awareness of his surroundings after 15 years without communication.
Quantifying Consciousness
Quantifying Consciousness
Tanya Lewis | May 26, 2016
Overall brain metabolic rate can distinguish between pathological states of human consciousness, a study shows.
Vegetative States Probed with PET
Vegetative States Probed with PET
Bob Grant | Apr 17, 2014
Researchers find that positron emission tomography scans can help determine the degree to which some vegetative patients retain consciousness.
Measuring Consciousness
Measuring Consciousness
Dan Cossins | Apr 17, 2013
Researchers are identifying distinctive brain activity patterns that can be used to monitor patients under anesthesia and assess consciousness in “vegetative” patients.