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Spatial inversion and facilitation in the J. Gonzalo’s research of the sensorial cortex. Integrative aspects

  • Isabel Gonzalo
Neural Modeling (Biophysical and Structural Models)
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1606)

Abstract

We report on visual, tactile and auditive inversion (spatial inversion) as well as on facilitation or reinforcement phenomena in the central syndrome (described by J. Gonzalo and associated to a unilateral lesion in the parieto-occipital cortex). The unusual phenomenon of spatial inversion is very sensitive to facilitation phenomena, related to cerebral recruitment or integration, able to partially supply the deficit of cerebral excitability. From the experimental data, we found that the sensorial level versus facilitation fits to an exponential law of the type of biological growth.

Keywords

Visual Field Inactive State Sensorial Level Sensorial Cortex Temporal Summation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Gonzalo
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  1. 1.Departamento de Óptica, Facultad de Ciencias FísicasUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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