Statistical EEG Analysis in Strains of Rats with Genetically Determined Different Learning Performance

  • G. Dolce
  • K. Offenloch
  • W. G. Sannita
  • H. Müller-Calgan
  • H. Decker


The EEG of the sensorimotor cortex and the hippocampus in two strains of rats with genetically determined different conditioned behaviour was recorded. The statistical evaluation of the spectral components of the EEG displayed differences in the distribution of the frequency bands and their relative intensities in “good” and “bad” learners before and after training. So it was possible to analyse quantitatively different EEG patterns possibly resulting from genetic and conditioned influences.


Frequency Band Sensorimotor Cortex Good Learner Dorsal Hippocampus Slow Wave Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Dolce
    • 1
  • K. Offenloch
    • 1
  • W. G. Sannita
    • 1
  • H. Müller-Calgan
    • 1
  • H. Decker
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurophysiological Laboratory, Medical Research DepartmentE. MerckDarmstadtGermany

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