Accession Number : AD0627634

Title :   COMPARATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF VISION.

Descriptive Note : Technical (Final) rept. 15 Sep 64-14 Sep 65,

Corporate Author : PISA UNIV (ITALY) ISTITUTO DI FISIOLOGIA

Personal Author(s) : Moruzzi,Giuseppe

Report Date : 15 SEP 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The results of the following themes of investigation are reported: (1) Visual control of flashing in fireflies. (2) Presynaptic inhibition in cat's lateral geniculate body. (3) Influence of sleep and wakefulness on the response of lateral geniculate units to sinewave photic stimulation. (4) Effects of synchronized sleep on the response of lateral geniculate units to flashes of light. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VISION, PHYSIOLOGY), (*COLEOPTERA, VISION), (*PHOTOSENSITIVITY(BIOLOGICAL), COLEOPTERA), (*SLEEP, ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY), ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, NERVOUS SYSTEM, INHIBITION, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), NERVE CELLS, LIGHT, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), OPTIC NERVE, CATS, ITALY

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE