Fatigue pp 295-304 | Cite as

Single-Trial Readiness Potentials and Fatigue

  • D. Popivanov
  • A. Mineva
  • J. Dushanova
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 384)


The authors propose that the cognitive processes related to internal motivation and volition (e.g., intention and preparation of a voluntary action), influenced by central fatigue, could be identified and characterized by cerebral readiness potentials (RP) using methods of chaotic dynamics. The boundaries of single-trial RP and its successive phases can be detected by tracking the data dynamics, and are represented by chaotically behaved short EEG transitions.


Chaotic Dynamic Correlation Dimension Chaotic Behavior Voluntary Action Voluntary Movement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Popivanov
    • 1
  • A. Mineva
    • 1
  • J. Dushanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysiologyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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