The handshaking model of brain function: notes toward a theory.

@article{Lauter1999TheHM,
  title={The handshaking model of brain function: notes toward a theory.},
  author={Judith L. Lauter},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={
          435-45
        }
}
John Hughlings Jackson described the system-level organization of the nervous system in terms of functional-control relations between neural centers. His model emphasized hierarchical organization along a rostral-caudal dimension, with applications primarily to cases of clinical disorders such as epilepsy and motor paralysis. This paper outlines a new systems-level model of brain function, updating Jackson's original idea to account for all three orientations of body/brain organization, and… CONTINUE READING

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