Human Visual Evoked Potentials: Induced Rhythms or Separable Components?

  • George R. Mangun
Part of the Brain Dynamics book series (BD)


The nervous system displays a variety of rhythmic behaviors that include such diverse and interesting phenomena as the oscillatory activity of olfactory bulb neurons and the high amplitude electroencephalogram (EEG) recordable from the human scalp. These spontaneous or “ongoing” rhythms have been considered in detail (reviewed in Nsar, 1980). Similarly, steady-state evoked responses elicited by the repetitive, rapid presentation of stimuli have also been systematically studied (reviewed in Regan, 1989). In contrast, however, rhythmic brain activity induced by a nonoscillating external (or internal) stimulus has received considerably less attention.


Slow Wave Separable Component Alpha Rhythm Current Source Density Visual Selective Attention 
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