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Going Under: Research on Human Consciousness

Stanford Medicine / Summer 2014 / One day this spring, Stanford anesthesiologist Divya Chander, MD, PhD, donned her scrubs, washed her hands, and walked into the operating room for a routine surgery. A resident anesthesiologist-in-training had already stuck flat, round electrodes on the patient’s forehead, and wires snaked from the electrodes to an electroencephalography machineContinue Reading Going Under: Research on Human Consciousness