resonance, again

Sturla Molden sturla at --delete--molden.net
Fri Jun 2 07:49:53 EST 2000


On Wed, 31 May 2000 01:38:06 GMT, "Richard Norman"
<rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:

>If you believe that a newsgroup named "neuroscience" is supposed to
>involve actual science, the answer to your question is simple.
>
>There is NO phenomenon of resonance in actual neurophysiology.

Teach your self some biophysics before you speak.

Both neural cricuits and neurons can have resonant properties 
for certain frequencies. One example is the paper by Stan Leung on
theta frequency resonance in the hippocampus:

http://jn.physiology.org/cgi/reprint/79/3/1592.pdf

This type of resonance is not to be confused with new-age ideas,
though. 


Sturla Molden



























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