Claustrum, consciousness, and time perception

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Yin, Bin; Terhune, Devin Blair; Smythies, John; Meck, Warren H;
(2016)

The claustrum has been proposed as a possible neural candidate for the coordination of conscious experience due to its extensive ‘connectome’. Herein we propose that the claustrum contributes to consciousness by supporting the temporal integration of cortical oscillatio... View more
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    Builds on previous formulations of claustral function by the same authors [12, 13] by proposing that the

    oscillations operating at three levels: (1) magnification of oscillations in cortico-claustral circuits, (2) integration

    of these oscillations, and (3) concatenation, spectral processing, and dendritic integration of spike codes within

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