Chapter 11. Changes of Cortical D.C. Potentials in the Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., MA., M.B., M.R.C.P. and
  2. Maeve O'Connor B.A.
  1. Heinz Caspers

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719220.ch11

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

How to Cite

Caspers, H. (1961) Changes of Cortical D.C. Potentials in the Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719220.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Münster

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1961

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722664

Online ISBN: 9780470719220

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Keywords:

  • cerebral cortex;
  • electrical stimulation;
  • thalamic nuclei;
  • amplitude modulation;
  • cortical excitation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Variations of the Cortical D.C. Potential in the Awake Animal

  • Changes of the Cortical D.C Potential on Transition from Wakefulness to Sleep

  • The Fluctuations of the Cortical D.C. component in Sleep

  • Changes of the Cortical D.C Component during the Transition from Sleep to Wakefulness

  • The Location of Cortical D.C Changes and their Relations to the Activity of the Brain System Reticular System

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion