Doctors Restore Consciousness in Man Who Spent 15 Years in a Vegetative State

The patient in question was a 35-year-old man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident and had been in a vegetative state ever since, for 15 years.

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First evidence for higher state of consciousness found

Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex. Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in neural signal diversity – … Continue reading First evidence for higher state of consciousness found

Neurobiologists program a neural network for analyzing the brain’s wiring

How does consciousness arise? Researchers suspect that the answer to this question lies in the connections between neurons. Unfortunately, however, little is known about the wiring of the brain. This … Continue reading Neurobiologists program a neural network for analyzing the brain’s wiring