Chapter 7. Neuronal Discharge in the Cat's Motor Cortex During Sleep and Arousal

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., MA., M.B., M.R.C.P. and
  2. Maeve O'Connor B.A.
  1. Otto Creutzfeldt and
  2. Richard Jung

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719220.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

How to Cite

Creutzfeldt, O. and Jung, R. (1961) Neuronal Discharge in the Cat's Motor Cortex During Sleep and Arousal, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg

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:

  • sleep;
  • neuronal activity;
  • unrestrained cats;
  • pyramidal neurones;
  • arousal stimuli

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Material and Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Limitations of our Recordings

  • Neuronal Mechanisms of Sleep and Arousal and the Regulation of Spontaneous Activity in the Brain

  • Regional and Neuronal Difference in Sleep and Arousal

  • Possible Significance of Neuronal Arousal

  • Possible Inhibitory Mechanisms in Sleep

  • Relation of Neuronal Mechanisms to Theories of Sleep

  • Summary

  • References