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Does Stimulation of the Brain's Dorsal Anterior Insula Trigger Ecstasy?

News   Jun 26, 2019 | Original story by Elsevier

 
Does Stimulation of the Brain's Dorsal Anterior Insula Trigger Ecstasy?

A: Localization of the contacts inducing an ecstatic aura in the operculo-insular region in the three patients (P1, P2, and P3), in blue. The red dots correspond to other implanted electrodes. Localization was performed using in-house Gardel software. B: Stereotactic EEG (SEEG) traces and an example of insular stimulation in P3. Credit: Brain Stimulation

 
 
 

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