Principles of Brain Stimulation

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byJohn Stanton Yeomans

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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 givesreaders 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 asunique 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.

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This text is aimed at the advanced undergraduate or graduate student in neuroscience, although there is some more advanced material for specialists.

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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 givesreaders an in-depth treatment of current issues a...

John Stanton Yeomans is at University of Toronto.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pagesPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195061381

ISBN - 13:9780195061383

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Table of Contents

1. Brief History of Brain Stimulation2. Stimulation and Measurement3. Spatial Effects of Electrical Stimulation4. Pathways Mediating Reward and Circling5. Summation6. Refractory Periods7. Two-Electrode Stimulation of Axon Bundles8. Future Directions in Cortical Stimulation, Including Magnetic Stimulation and Transynaptic Collision

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This text is aimed at the advanced undergraduate or graduate student in neuroscience, although there is some more advanced material for specialists.

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"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