Although increased activity of the anterior insula
has been reported during stuttering in both genders, the activity appears to be higher in the left hemisphere of females (Ingham, 2001:499).
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Compared with healthy volunteers, bits of recovered anorexics' insulas
dimmed when the researchers turned up the heat.
If these findings are confirmed in follow-up replication studies, scans of anterior insula
activity could become clinically useful to guide more effective initial treatment decisions, offering a first step towards personalized medicine measures in the treatment of major depression" said Mayberg.
This integration is so remarkable, and this region lights up in so many imaging studies" that experts on insular cortex function have suggested that the insula
is the seat of human awareness, maybe even of human consciousness, he said, "or at least a neural correlate of consciousness.
Citation: "Impulsiveness and Insula
activation during reward anticipation are associated with genetic variants in GABRA2 in a family sample enriched for alcoholism," Molecular Psychiatry, April 12, 2011.
This volume, the report on the later levels of Insula
IX from Silchester's 'Town Life Project', might also bear the subtitle 'An experiment in archaeological publication' as in at least two ways the approach is groundbreaking.
When excessive prices sent a red flag to the insula
, the participant passed on the product.
The discovery came after a 38-year-old man, who smoked 40 cigarettes a day, forgot to smoke when his insula
was damaged after a stroke.
That might be due to the medial insula
, which is a highly connected region with links to all the sensory areas of the brain.
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In a University of Chicago study, a stroke patient with a damaged anterior insula
made decisions normally about lust but when it came to love, he needed longer to think.