Methodological Advances in Knowledge of Morphological Substrates Underlying States of Vigilance

  • Mircea Steriade
  • Robert W. McCarley


Until the 1970s, the Nissl, Golgi, and degeneration techniques were the most important tools for the knowledge of brainstem morphology and hodology.


Thalamic Nucleus Retrograde Transport Reticular Thalamic Nucleus Retrograde Label Anterograde Transport 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mircea Steriade
    • 1
  • Robert W. McCarley
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculté de MédecineUniversité LavalCanada
  2. 2.Veterans Administration Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBrocktonUSA

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