"Self-Awareness" – How The Brain Constructs A Sense Of Self ?

Aug 26, 2012 by

"Self Awareness"   How The Brain Constructs A Sense Of Self ?

Self-awareness in humans is a very complex process, much more complex that previously thought and neuroscientists are trying to decipher precisely how the human brain constructs our sense of self.The roots of human self-awareness (including one’s traits, feelings, and behaviors) have interested philosophers millennia ago.

Long-existing theory is that three brain regions are critical for self-awareness: the insular cortex, the anterior cingulate cortex, and the medial prefrontal cortex.

"Self Awareness"   How The Brain Constructs A Sense Of Self ?

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