Mapping the ‘Self’ in the Brain

Written by Brett Weiss September 2019 Image by holdentrils from Pixabay What if the synchronous activation of a network of brain regions accounts for each individual’s sense of ‘self?’  Neuroscientists have identified such a network which activates both during ‘mind wandering’ and ‘unconstrained self-referential thought.’  Termed the ‘default mode network,’ this network of brain regions …