Flashcards in Cerebral Cortex Deck (8):
The top three layers of the cortex are the _______________.
Layer IV of the cortex is _________________.
Layers V and VI are _____________.
20% of cortical neurons are ________________ that arise from the ganglionic eminence.
Synaptic plasticity occurs when the _______________.
presynaptic cells fires right before a postsynaptic cell fires
What is the frequency range of electrical wave oscillation in EEGs?
Below 3.5 Hz to 100 Hz
"The acetylcholinergic reticular system thus acts to _________________."
open the thalamocortical gate
It does so by releasing the thalamic cells from the rhythmic calcium spikes that generate sleep spindles.