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Controlling Neural Synchrony with Periodic and Aperiodic Stimuli

  • J. D. Hunter
  • J. Milton
Part of the Biological and Medical Physics Series book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

A seizure involves the synchronization of the activity of a very large population of periodically firing neurons [4,483]. It is well known that periodic electrical or sensory stimulation can be used to trigger the onset of a seizure. Here we discuss the use of periodic stimuli to abort seizures once they are occurring.

Keywords

Spike Train Synaptic Input Inhibitory Interneuron Periodic Stimulus Neural Synchrony 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Hunter
  • J. Milton

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