Neural Oscillations

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Tue Apr 28 13:06:35 EST 1998


Richard Norman <rsnorman at mw.mediaone.net> wrote:
> In article <354525CF.3A3E7B5E at spectra.net>, ewolf at spectra.net says...
> >Hello, looking for information on neural oscillations.  I was wondering
> >if a neuron is capable of oscillitory firing behaivor without recieving
> >a driving stimulation.   The source of these oscilations intruiges me.

> Yes, rhythmic bursts of activity are very common in many neural systems.
> Look for subjects like "central pattern generators" in most any
> neurobiology text.  Or see:
...

I think the question was whether _one_ neuron can exhibit oscillatory
firing _without_ receiving a driving stimulation. This excludes
networks.

Dag Stenberg
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