Consciousness and the Brain

The Thalamocortical Dialogue in Health and Disease

Authors


Address for correspondence: Rodolfo Llinás, M.D., Ph.D., New York University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016; llinar01@popmail.med.nyu.edu.

Abstract

Abstract: The goal of this paper is to explore the basic assumption that large-scale, temporal coincidence of specific and nonspecific thalamic activity generates the functional states that characterize human cognition.

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