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Neurorobotics reveals brain mechanisms of self-consciousness - EurekAlert! (article link)

(Cell Press) A new study uses creative engineering to unravel brain mechanisms associated with one of the most fundamental subjective human feelings: self-consciousness. The research, published by Cell Press in the April 28 issue of the journal Neuron, identifies a brain region called the temporo-parietal junction (TPJ) as being critical for the feeling of being an entity localized at a particular position in space and for perceiving the world from this position and perspective.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-04/cp-nrb042511.php