The Origins of Patterned Nervous Discharge

  • Theodore Holmes Bullock


The output of single neurons and of groups of neurons is normally probably always patterned, i.e., temporally and spatially distributed in a meaningful, non-random way. One way of stating the function of the nervous system, or of any significant part if it, is that it formulates appropriately patterned messages in code. The question how this formulation takes place is surely one of the core questions of general neurology. Curiously, it has received little direct attention although a great body of related information is known.


Electric Organ Phasic Input Intact Limb General Neurology Rhythmic Discharge 
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  • Theodore Holmes Bullock
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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