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INSULA, Latin. An island. In the Roman law the word is applied to a house not connected with other houses, but separated by a surrounding space of ground. Calvini Lex; Vicat, Vocab. ad voc.

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Random-effect analyses ([P.sub.unc] < 0.001, k = 10 vx) of Base-rSS and Post-rSS sessions showed rSS-related rise in [iFC.sub.SEMO] to the left angular gyrus, the right insula cortex, the left postcentral gyrus, the left inferior parietal lobe, the anterior cingulate cortex, and the para-central lobe.
Soekadar et al., "Acquired self-control of insula cortex modulates emotion recognition and brain network connectivity in schizophrenia," Human Brain Mapping, vol.
The neural mechanisms that initiate and sustain cooperation appear in many brain-imaging studies, and involve the anterior insula cortex, a brain region that processes emotion and social norms.
Rectal stimulation with 5 mL air balloon distension activated the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC 7/10), insula cortex (IC 7/10), prefrontal cortex (PFC 6/10), and thalamus (THAL 8/10) in most rats.