Accession Number : AD0662617

Title :   BIOPHYSICS OF INTRACRANIAL SELF-STIMULATION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., 1 Nov 66-31 Jul 67,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA PRESBYTERIAN COLL ST PETERSBURG*

Personal Author(s) : Angermeier,W. F. ; Neill,Darryl Boyd

Report Date : NOV 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : A self-stimulation and E-controlled stimulation study was completed in one rat. The study supports the two-factor model of the self-stimulation mechanism which predicts (1) the shape of self-stimulation curves and changes in stimulation rate as a function of stimulation parameters, (2) dual autonomic effects of self-stimulation, (3) stimulus-bound feeding and self-stimulation at the same electrode site, (4) on-off behavior, and (5) changes in the above with changes in anatomical locus. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BRAIN, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY)), RATS, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, BEHAVIOR, ELECTRODES, SURGICAL IMPLANTATION, PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, MOTIVATION

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE