Human Physiology

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 388–392 | Cite as

The influence of glycine on EEG parameters and sensorimotor activity in normal and alcoholic subjects

  • V. M. Mashkova


The influence of a pharmaceutical preparation of glycine on the EEG and the quality of sensorimotor activity of healthy subjects and alcoholics was studied during the performance of a test on pursuing tracking. Subjects with left-sided dominance of spatial synchronization of cortical biopotentials in the posterofron-totemporal areas under conditions of quiet wakefulness with open eyes were found to have an advantage in performing this kind of activity. Glycine normalized pathological changes of cortical activity and, under certain conditions, improved sensorimotor parameters of operator activity.


Left Hemisphere Test Subject Cortical Activity Posterior Region Spatial Synchronization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Mashkova
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  1. 1.Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and NeurophysiologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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