Experimental Brain Research

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 237–240

Auditory evoked transient and sustained magnetic fields of the human brain localization of neural generators

  • R. Hari
  • K. Aittoniemi
  • M. -L. Järvinen
  • T. Katila
  • T. Varpula
Research Notes

Summary

A long auditory stimulus elicits a magnetic evoked response in the human brain, consisting of transient deflections followed by a sustained response. The distributions of the magnetic fields indicate that the auditory evoked transient response at a latency of 100 ms as well as the auditory sustained response are generated at and around the primary auditory cortex.

Key words

Magnetoencephalography Evoked fields Evoked potentials Transient and sustained responses Audition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Hari
    • 1
  • K. Aittoniemi
    • 2
  • M. -L. Järvinen
    • 2
  • T. Katila
    • 2
  • T. Varpula
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinki 29Finland
  2. 2.Department of Technical PhysicsHelsinki University of TechnologyEspoo 15Finland

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