Somesthetic cortex reactivity during sleeping and waking in the rat

C Arnaud, C Gottesmann


The cortical S1 responsiveness was studied by unique and coupled stimuli of non-maximal intensity applied to somesthetic radiations. The reactivity is highest during sleep with slow waves, lowest during active waking, intermediate during non-active waking and rapid sleep. The recovery of responsiveness presents an exactly opposite form and begins at a long interstimulus delay (greater than 150 msec).


Jun 1, 1973·Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology·R C Howe, M B Sterman
May 1, 1966·The Journal of Physiology·K KrnjevićD W Straughan
Feb 1, 1965·Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology·T ALLISON
Mar 1, 1965·Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology·E FAVALEG SACCO

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Nov 1, 1979·Brain Research Bulletin·C ArnaudC Gottesmann
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