Intermediate stage of sleep in the cat.

  title={Intermediate stage of sleep in the cat.},
  author={Claude Gottesmann and G Gandolfo and Bogusław Zernicki},
  journal={Journal de physiologie},
  volume={79 5},
Intermediate stage of sleep, previously described in the rat, was studied in the cat. The intermediate stage was a short-lasting episode, represented in the EEG activity by cortical spindles, which was accompanied by theta activity in the hippocampus. The cortical EEG spindles appeared simultaneously with hippocampal theta or on its background. Sometimes, geniculo-occipital waves were recorded during this stage. Such an episode of a few such episodes in sequence occurred frequently just before… CONTINUE READING