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Principles Brain Stimulation - John Stanton Yeomans

Principles Brain Stimulation


Published: 26th April 1990
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This book provides complete, systematic coverage of the methods of electrical stimulation of the brain, a technique used by many psychologists and physiologists to study the neural organization of behavior-producing systems. It includes discussion of the fundamental principles and gives readers an in-depth treatment of current issues and brain stimulation tactics. Useful to physiological psychologists, neurophysiologists, and graduate students, Principles of Brain Stimulation contains full coverage of refractory periods, spatial effects, and two-electrode stimulation, as well as unique appendix materials on paired-pulse stimulation of axon bundles along with practical notes. This is an especially valuable guide for use in the laboratory or in laboratory courses.

"The book has interesting practical advice especially in relation to stimulating selected axon bundles in the whole in situ brain." --General Pharmacology "Lucid, well written, and readable. . . .thoroughly and helpfully illustrated. . . .An elegant explanation of what may well be the most useful paradigm of electrical brain stimulation in present-day neuroscience. It is well-worth reading." --Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

1: Brief History of Brain Stimulation 2: Stimulation and Measurement 3: Spatial Effects of Electrical Stimulation 4: Pathways Mediating Reward and Circling 5: Summation 6: Refractory Periods 7: Two-Electrode Stimulation of Axon Bundles 8: Future Directions in Cortical Stimulation, Including Magnetic Stimulation and Transynaptic Collision

ISBN: 9780195061383
ISBN-10: 0195061381
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 26th April 1990
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.51