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Brain Control of Wakefulness and Sleep / Edition 2

Brain Control of Wakefulness and Sleep / Edition 2

by Mircea M. Steriade, Robert W. McCarley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306487149
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/23/2005
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2005
Pages: 728
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Changing Concepts of Mechanisms of Waking and Sleep States.- Methodology of Morphological and Physiological Substrates Underlying States of Vigilance.- Afferent and Efferent Connections of Brainstem and Forebrain Modulatory Systems.- Neuronal Circuits in the Thalamus, Neocortex, and Hippocampus, Targets of Diffuse Modulatory Systems.- Intrinsic Electrophysiological Properties of Brainstem and Forebrain Neurons.- Neurotransmitter-Modulated Currents of Brainstem Neurons and Some of Their Forebrain Targets.- Synchronized Brain Oscillations Leading to Neuronal Plasticity during Waking and Sleep States.- Brainstem and State dependency of Thalamocortical Systems.- Neuronal Activities in Brainstem and Basal Forebrain Structures Controlling Waking and Sleep States.- Motor Systems.- Neuronal Control of REM Sleep.- REM Sleep as a Biological Rhythm: The Phenomenology and a Structural and Mathematical Model with Application to Depression.- The Role of Active Forebrain and Humoral Systems in Sleep Control.

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