Ventral mesencephalic tegmentum (VMT) controls electrocortical beta rhythms and associated attentive behaviour in the cat.

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When a cat is immobile, very alert and displaying behaviour suggesting focused attention toward a target in its environment, beta rhythms (ca. 40 Hz) develop in the fronto-parietal cortical areas. After bilateral electrolytic lesions of the ventral mesencephalic tegmentum (VMT), these beta rhythms are suppressed (while other cortical activities, with other… (More)

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