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New paper: The neural basis of external responsiveness in prolonged disorders of consciousness


Check out our new paper in Neuroimage: Clinical. We show that damage to the fibres connecting the thalamus and M1 contributes to the lack of external responses that characterises severely-injured patients with a disorder of consciousness. This suggests that behavioural assessments may underestimate the level of preserved cognitive function and awareness across both vegetative and minimally conscious patients

Access the paper here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221315821930141X?via%3Dihub


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