3D Axonal Network Coupled to Microelectrode Arrays: A Simulation Model to Study Neuronal Dynamics

Appali, Revathi ;   Sriperumbudur, Kiran K ;   van Rienen, Ursula

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neuron modeling and simulationNeural interfaces - Tissue-electrode interface

Action Potentials in a neuron are generated and propagated by exchange of ions through the membrane. The model of Hodgkin and Huxley (HH)...

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A Million-Plus Neuron Model of the Hippocampal Dentate Gyrus: Dependency of Spatio-Temporal Network Dynamics on Topography

Hendrickson, Phillip ;   Yu, Gene ;   Song, Dong ;   Berger, Theodore

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neuron modeling and simulation

This paper describes a million-plus granule cell compartmental model of the rat hippocampal dentate gyrus, including excitatory, perforant path...

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Anesthesia Effect on Single Local Field Potentials Variability in Rat Barrel Cortex: Preliminary Results

Cecchetto, Claudia ;   Mahmud, Mufti ;   Vassanelli, Stefano

Tags Brain physiology and modelingNeural signals - CodingBrain physiology and modeling - Anesthesia

The rat barrel cortex is a widely used model of information processing in the somatosensory area, thanks to its precise and easily...

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Balance of Synaptic and Electrotonic Connections Controls the Excitability of Networks in Biophysical Model of Epilepsy

Grigorovsky, Vasily ;   Bardakjian, Berj Luther

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neuron modeling and simulationBrain physiology and modeling - Neural circuitsNeurological disorders - Epilepsy

Recent studies have implicated astrocytes in multiple active roles in neuronal networks. In particular they have been shown to be able to...

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Classification of Finger Vibrotactile Input using Scalp EEG

He, Yongtian ;   Contreras-Vidal, José

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Sensory-motorNeural signals - CodingBrain functional imaging - EEG

While there are many output brain-computer interface (output BCIs) studies, few have examined the input pathway, namely decoding the...

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Combining Sudomotor Nerve Impulse Estimation with FMRI to Investigate the Central Sympathetic Response to Nausea

Sclocco, Roberta ;   Citi, Luca ;   Garcia, Ronald ;   Cerutti, Sergio ;   Bianchi, Anna Maria ;   Kuo, Braden ;   Napadow, Vitaly ;   Barbieri, Riccardo

Tags Brain physiology and modelingBrain functional imaging - fMRIBrain functional imaging - Spatial-temporal dynamics

The skin conductance (SC) signal is one of the most important non-invasive indirect measures of autonomic outflow. Several mathematical...

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Cooperation Driven Coherence: Brains Working Hard Together

Bezerianos, Anastasios ;   Sun, Yu ;   Chen, Yu ;   Wong, Kian Foong ;   Taya, Fumihiko ;   Arico, Pietro ;   Borghini, Gianluca ;   Babiloni, Fabio ;   Thakor, Nitish

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neural dynamics and computationBrain physiology and modeling - Nonlinear couplingHuman performance - Attention and vigilance

The current study aims to look at the difference in coupling of EEG activity of participant pairs while they perform a cooperative,...

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Electrical Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain: On Selective Relay of Sensory Neural Activities in Myelinated Nerve Fibers

Sacré, Pierre ;   Sarma, Sridevi V. ;   Guan, Yun ;   Anderson, William S.

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neuron modeling and simulationNeural stimulation - Peripheral & spinalNeurological disorders - Treatment methodologies

Chronic pain affects about 100 million adults in the US. Despite their great need, neuropharmacology and neurostimulation therapies for chronic...

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Investigating the Correlation between the Neural Activity and Task Performance in a Psychomotor Vigilance Test

Hu, Zhongze ;   Thakor, Nitish ;   Bezerianos, Anastasios ;   Sun, Yu

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Neural dynamics and computationHuman performance - FatigueHuman performance - Attention and vigilance

Neural activity is known to correlate with decrements in task performance as individuals enter the state of mental fatigue which might lead...

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Neural Correlates of Ankle Movements during Different Motor Tasks: A Feasibility Study

Marre, Ilaria ;   Iandolo, Riccardo ;   Bellini, Alessandro ;   Bommarito, Giulia ;   Niels, Oesingmann ;   Fleysher, Lazar ;   Levrero, Fabrizio ;   Mancardi, Gianluigi ;   Casadio, Maura ;   Inglese, Matilde

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Sensory-motorBrain functional imaging - fMRI

This ongoing study investigates the neural correlates of ankle dorsi-plantar flexion in active, passive, and proprioceptive tasks. Specifically,...

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Tendency to Overestimate the Explicit Time Interval in Relation to Aging and Cognitive Decline

Ranjbar Pouya, Omid ;   Kelly, Debbie ;   Moussavi, Zahra

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Cognition, memory, perceptionNeurological disorders - Diagnostic and evaluation techniquesHuman performance - Cognition

Age-related deficits in explicit time perception has been reported by some studies. However, the findings are inconsistent about the...

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The Brain Responses to Different Frequencies of Binaural Beat Sounds on QEEG at Cortical Level

Jirakittayakorn, Nantawachara ;   Wongsawat, Yodchanan

Tags Brain physiology and modeling - Cognition, memory, perceptionHuman performance - CognitionNeural stimulation

Beat phenomenon is occurred when two slightly different frequency waves interfere each other.The beat can also occur in the brain by...

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