Working memory is the sketchpad of consciousness, the fundamental mechanism the brain uses to gain volitional control over its thoughts and actions.
50th anniversary documentary
The thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN), the major source of thalamic inhibition, is known to regulate thalamocortical interactions critical for sensory processing, attention and cognition.
50 people. 2 months.1 big brain. Video created and produced by Julie Pryor, McGovern Institute for Brain Research