Caption: An electrode used to stimulate a brain site near an epileptic woman's claustrum
, a thin sheet of cells, appears on these scans shown from various perspectives.
Scientists had for years hypothesized that the claustrum
, a region deep inside the brain, was inextricably linked to consciousness.
We observed PrPres deposition in squirrel monkeys primarily in the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex, claustrum
, putamen, and thalamus.
The analyses presented in the volume nonetheless show that meditation in the seventeenth century is tied to the emergence of spaces of mental closure, to the folding of the self upon itself, which render the claustrum
animae known to medieval monks accessible to publics as various as are the genres discussed.
animae: Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der Metapher vom Herzen als Kloster (Munich, 1973).
These include the distinguished guests' quarters, the monks' refectory, various other rooms of the claustrum
, the workshops, and parts of the lay cemetery and the lay servants' village.
The same may be true for structures such as the thalamus, as well as other regions that have been scrutinized by scientists, including the parietal and frontal cortices, the reticular activating system in the brain stem and a thin sheetlike structure called the claustrum
Organizing and active inflammatory foci were present in the putamen, the globus pallidus, and claustrum