Functional Anatomy Of The Sleep-wakefulness Cycle: Wakefulness by Fernando Reinoso-SuárezFunctional Anatomy Of The Sleep-wakefulness Cycle: Wakefulness by Fernando Reinoso-Suárez

Functional Anatomy Of The Sleep-wakefulness Cycle: Wakefulness

byFernando Reinoso-Suárez, Isabel de Andrés, Miguel Garzón

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Sleep is a necessary, active, diverse and periodic condition, homeostatically regulated and precisely meshed with waking time into the sleep-wakefulness cycle. The authors present a detailed and updated review of the structures involved in the phase of wakefulness, including their morphological, functional and chemical characteristics, as well as their anatomical connections

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Title:Functional Anatomy Of The Sleep-wakefulness Cycle: WakefulnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 5, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642146252

ISBN - 13:9783642146251

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Table of Contents

The sleep-wakefulness cycle.- Revision of the publications describing the anatomical connections and effects of lesions and electrical stimulation of brain structures on the sleep-wakefulness cycle.- The peripheral nerves and spinal cord.- Medullary and caudal pontine tegmentum.- Oral pontine tegmentum and superior cerebellar peduncle.- Midbrain tegmentum, hypothalmus and basal forebrain.- Thalamus.- Cerebral cortex.- Final commentary.- Functional anatomy of wakefulness.- The brainstem-hypothalamic wakefulness structures and their neurotransmitters.- Other brain structures with their neurotransmitters that participate in wakefulness.- Final commentary.- References.- Subject index