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The “Consciousness Conductor”
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The “Consciousness Conductor”

The “Consciousness Conductor”
Editor's Pics

The “Consciousness Conductor”

Credit: RIKEN

Observations in mice support the role of an area known as the claustrum as the “control room” for coordinating activity across the brain. In this image, claustrum neurons are labeled with synaptophysin-GFP (pre-synapses shown in green) and WGA (trans-synapse area in red). All the neuronal cell bodies and dendrites are stained with anti-MAP2 (blue).

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The “Consciousness Conductor”

Credit: RIKEN


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