Boyd David Burns

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Slabs of cat parietal cortex with some 2 mm of underlying white matter were surgically isolated from the rest of the nervous system, without interference with the superficial blood supply. Wire micro-recording electrodes were inserted into the isolated cortex; bone, muscle and skin wounds were repaired and the animal allowed to recover from anaesthesia. The(More)
The effects of pre-hatch light exposure on synaptic development in the intermediate and medial part of the hyperstriatum ventrale (IMHV) of the chick brain were investigated. Quantitative electron microscopical techniques were used to determine the size and numerical density of synapses and it was seen that in light hatched chicks there was a significant(More)