Chapter 9. Telencephalic and Rhombencephalic Sleep in the Cat

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

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719220.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Nature of Sleep

How to Cite

Jouvet, M. (1961) Telencephalic and Rhombencephalic Sleep in the Cat, 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.ch9

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Physiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Lyon

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:

  • physiological data;
  • telencephalic sleep;
  • cerebral activity;
  • cortical eeg records;
  • muscular tonic activity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results

  • A. Intact Sleeping Cats (Fig. 1)

  • B. Cats which have Undergone Total Removal of the Neocortex (Fig. 4)

  • C. Chronic Pontile or Mesencephalic Animal (Figs. 5 and 6)

  • D. Posterior Pontile Animal

  • Topography of the Systems Responsible for the two Stages of Sleep

  • (1)First phase of Sleep (spindles and slow waves)

  • (2)Determination of the Cerebral Structures Responsible for the Rapid Activity Phase (p.p.)

  • Mechanisms of the Rhombencephalic phase of Sleep

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion