Experientia

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 143–144 | Cite as

Bestimmung der optimalen Reizparameter bei Reizung des aszendierenden retikulären Systems

  • Ch. Mayer
  • Ch. Stumpf
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Summary

For the initiation of an arousal reaction, the stimulation of the reticular activating system by square waves of frequencies varying from 50 to 400 c/s was studied. To evaluate the stimulation efficiency, the initial frequency of the rhinencephalic arousal reaction was used. The optimal stimulus frequency depends on the duration of the pulses. The optimal frequency was found to be 200 c/s at a pulse duration of 0.5 ms and 100 c/s at a pulse duration of 1.5 ms.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Mayer
    • 1
  • Ch. Stumpf
    • 1
  1. 1.Pharmakologisches Institut der Universität WienAustria

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