Some Peculiarities of Electrical Brain Activity Correlated with Behavioral States in Infancy: A Review

  • Carmine Faienza
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (SYLI)


The most important capacity of neural structures is to mediate information; this capacity is a function of the precise stages of ontogenetic development and can be investigated by recording from the scalp the spontaneous electrical activity or the evoked electrical responses to various sensorial stimulation.


Newborn Infant Full Term Behavioral State Sleep State Theta Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmine Faienza
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  1. 1.Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheRomeItaly
  2. 2.Program of Preventive Medicine (Project Perinatal Med.) Child Neuropsychiatric UnitUniversity of ParmaItaly

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