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A Multifunctional On-Line Brain Stimulation System: Investigation of Alcohol and Aging Effects

  • Michael J. Lewis
  • Richard W. Phelps

Abstract

A multifunctional on-line brain stimulation system designed for brain stimulation reward (BSR) research is described. This microcomputer-based system provides programs which permit determination of BSR thresholds, BSR response rates, and brain resistance. Studies using this system to investigate the reinforcing effects of ethanol and the effects of aging on BSR are discussed.

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Brain Stimulation Lateral Hypothalamus Threshold Determination Brain Impedance Brain Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Lewis
    • 1
  • Richard W. Phelps
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyHoward UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Cortex CorporationWellesleyUSA

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