Higher nervous activity in cats with midpontine pretrigeminal transections.

@article{Affanni1962HigherNA,
  title={Higher nervous activity in cats with midpontine pretrigeminal transections.},
  author={J. M. Affanni and Pier Lorenzo Marchiafava and Bogusław Zernicki},
  journal={Science},
  year={1962},
  volume={137 3524},
  pages={126-7}
}
In cats with midpontine pretrigeminal transections, orientation reflexes to visual stimuli consist only of vertical eye movements, pupillary dilation, and electroencephalographic arousal. Extinction of the orientation reflex by repetition of the photic stimulus is easily obtained; the reflex partially recovers after a few minutes of rest. By using as… CONTINUE READING