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A chain of suprasegmental neuroscillatory circuits: a human brain theory.
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PMID:  3396205     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A novel electrophysiological model of human brain electrical activity and functions is proposed. It views the human central nervous system as a chain of three suprasegmental neuroscillatory circuits, namely prosencephalic, mesencephalic, and rhombencephalic. Each circuit consists of a network of periventricular paracrine core neurons, efferent motor plate neurons, and sensory-associative alar plate neurons mediating suprasegmental electroclinical phenomena. The model is based on the exponential analyses of well established human data from the fields of electroencephalography, evoked potentials, wake-sleep spectrum, stages of anesthesia, and a variety of human tremors. This neuroscillatory chain is functionally analogous to the chain of cardiac pacemaker neurons.
V D Deshmukh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical EEG (electroencephalography)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0009-9155     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Electroencephalogr     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-26     Completed Date:  1988-08-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0236454     Medline TA:  Clin Electroencephalogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiology*,  physiopathology
Evoked Potentials
Models, Neurological*
Seizures / physiopathology
Sleep / physiology
Tremor / physiopathology

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