Event-related potential abnormalities in schizophrenia: a failure to "gate in" salient information?

@article{Brenner2009EventrelatedPA,
  title={Event-related potential abnormalities in schizophrenia: a failure to "gate in" salient information?},
  author={C. A. Brenner and Paul D. Kieffaber and Brett A. Clementz and Jason K Johannesen and Anantha S Shekhar and Brian F. O'Donnell and William P. Hetrick},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2009},
  volume={113 2-3},
  pages={332-8}
}
Sensory gating refers to the central nervous system's ability to filter sensory inputs, and can be measured by comparing the suppression of event-related brain potential (ERP) amplitudes in a paired auditory stimulus procedure. Poor gating scores in schizophrenia may be caused by abnormal responses to the first (S1), the second (S2) or both of the paired stimuli. However, since S1 and S2 responses may index separate psychological phenomenon, corresponding to the ability to "gate in" and "gate… CONTINUE READING