By Mircea Steriade

diversified states of vigilance and numerous paroxysmal problems that happen in the course of slow-wave sleep could have an analogous neural bases. traditional knowledge holds that sleep is a resting kingdom of the mind, with negligible task of cortical neurons. the following, the writer brings new proof favoring the concept in this behavioral country reminiscence lines bought in the course of waking are consolidated. the writer specializes in the coalescence of other sleep rhythms in interacting corticothalamic networks and on 3 kinds of paroxysmal issues, specifically spike-wave seizures as in absence epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut seizures, and temporal-lobe epilepsy. Many physiological correlates of waking and sleep states in addition to various different types of epileptic seizures also are mentioned. The publication has copious illustrations with examples from in vivo, in vitro and 'in computo' reports, the bulk coming from the author's personal laboratory. Neuronal Substrates of Sleep and Epilepsy is vital examining for neuroscientists and scientific researchers.

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