Intracortical Aspects of the Synchronization of Self-Sustained Bioelectrical Activities

  • H. Petsche
  • P. Rappelsberger
  • Zs. Frey


For studying cortical electrogenesis and its synchronization to what is commonly called “EEG”, the rabbit has turned out to be the most suitable animal. Owing to his unfolded, evenly stretched-out cortex this animal offers optimum conditions for studying the geometry of potential distribution in an electrically active, structurally fairly homogeneous, multi-layered accumulation of generators. In all but lissencephalic animals, the laws described by Woodbury’s angle theorem (1960) make the phenomena still more complex.


Deep Layer Seizure Activity Volume Conduction Seizure Pattern Hippocampal Theta Rhythm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Petsche
    • 1
  • P. Rappelsberger
    • 1
  • Zs. Frey
    • 1
  1. 1.Brain Research Institute, Austrian Academy of SciencesNeurological Institute of the University of ViennaAustria

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