The Salience network is a large-scale brain network that consists of the anterior insula and dorsal anterior cingulate cortex, among other regions. It is involved in detecting and integrating salient stimuli from different sources, such as sensory, emotional, and Cognitive information. The Salience network also helps to switch between the Default mode network and the central Executive network, which are responsible for internal and external cognition, respectively.
Free will is a philosophical concept that refers to the ability of human beings to make decisions or perform actions independently of any prior event or state of the universe. In this article, we will discuss it's meaning and philosophical traditions.