Evoked Field Potentials — Beyond Correlates of Behavior: An Approach to Determining the Neural Mechanism of Behavior

  • Jerome Siegel
  • David F. Sisson
Part of the Brain Dynamics book series (BD)


A strange observation from the study of sensory evoked field potentials (EFPs) is that certain of their properties are correlated with dimensions of behavior such as normal and pathological personality traits. One example is the correlation between sensation seeking, as measured by the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) developed by Zuckerman (1979), and the effect of intensity on the P1–N1 amplitude of visual EFPs evoked by light flash (VEFPs).


Visual Cortex Ventral Tegmental Area Excitatory Amino Acid Basal Forebrain Sensation Seek 
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  • Jerome Siegel
  • David F. Sisson

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