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The Bereitschaftspotential

Movement-Related Cortical Potentials

  • Marjan Jahanshahi
  • Mark Hallett

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

  3. From Surface to Depth Electrodes

  4. Dipole Source Modeling and the Generators of the Bereitschaftspotential

  5. The Bereitschaftspotential in Patient Groups

  6. Other Related EEG Measures

    1. Gert Pfurtscheller, Christa Neuper
      Pages 191-206
    2. Cornelis H. M. Brunia
      Pages 207-227
    3. Martin Eimer, Michael G. H. Coles
      Pages 229-248
  7. Other Approaches to Measuring Motor Preparation

  8. Finale

    1. Lüder Deecke, Hans Helmut Kornhuber
      Pages 283-320
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 321-334

About this book


Kornhuber and Deecke first recorded and reported the Bereitschaftspotential in 1964. The aim of this book is to bring together in a single volume some of the important research on the Bereitschaftspotential and other movement-related cortical potentials and to highlight and address some of the pertinent questions relating to the Bereitschaftspotential and to identify the key issues for future investigation in this field.

This book represents a unique compilation of information about the Bereitschaftspotential and related cortical potentials and techniques for measuring preparatory processes in the brain. The book will be of interest to motor physiologists, psychologists and neurologists working in clinical or research laboratories.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marjan Jahanshahi
    • 1
  • Mark Hallett
    • 2
  1. 1.Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, Institute of NeurologyUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Human Motor Control SectionNational Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Bereitschaftspotential
  • Book Subtitle Movement-Related Cortical Potentials
  • Editors Marjan Jahanshahi
    Mark Hallett
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-47407-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4613-4958-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-0189-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 334
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurosciences
    Imaging / Radiology
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