Functional Neuroscience: Evoked Potentials and Related Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444516978, 9780444529312

Functional Neuroscience: Evoked Potentials and Related Techniques, Volume 59

1st Edition

Presentations from the 8th International Evoked Potentials Symposium (Fukuoka, Japan), Volume 59

Editors: Colin Barber Sadatoshi Tsuji
eBook ISBN: 9780444529312
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444516978
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd June 2006
Page Count: 360

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Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Section I - Cognition and Higher Cerebral Function

1. Neurocognitive development of visuocognitive motor behavior revealed by event-related
potentials in cued continuous performance test (S. Okazaki and H. Ozaki)

2. Studying higher cerebral functions by transcranial magnetic stimulation (Y. Terao and Y. Ugawa)

3. Long-term potentiation (LTP)-like plasticity and learning in human motor cortex – investigations with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) (U. Ziemann, T.V. Iliæ and P. Jung)

4. Cortical activities elicited by viewing mouth movements: a magnetoencephalographic study (K. Miki, S. Watanabe, R. Kakigi and A. Puce)

5. Optimal methods of stimulus presentation and frequency analysis in P300-based brain computer interfaces for patients with severe motor impairment (R. Neshige, N. Murayama, K. Tanoue, H. Kurokawa and T. Igasaki)

6. An integrated approach to face and motion perception in humans (S. Tobimatsu, Y. Goto, T. Yamasaki, R. Tsurusawa and T. Taniwaki)

7. The role of the basal ganglia and cerebellum in cognitive impairment: a study using event-related potentials (K. Hirata, H. Tanaka, X.-H. Zeng, A. Hozumi and M. Arai)

8. High frequency oscillatory activities during selective attention in humans (I. Ozaki, Y. Yaegashi, M. Baba and I. Hashimoto)

9. Event-related components of laser evoked potentials (LEPs) in pain stimulation: recognition of infrequency, location and intensity of pain (M. Kanda)

10. Novelty-related brain response and its clinical applications (S. Yamaguchi)

11. Cross-modal plasticity in the blind revealed using functional neuroimaging (N. Sadato)

12. Psychophysics and electrophysiology of human perceptual learning: a summary (W. Skrandies)

13. Two ways of hearing – dissociation between spectral and temporal processes in the auditory cortex (S.J. Jones)

14. The mystery of photopsias, visual allucinations and distortions (G.G. Celesia)

Section II - Sources and Origins

15. Intraoperative neurophysiology of the corticospinal tract of the spinal cord (V. Deletis)

16. Generators of subcortical components of SEPs and their clinical applications (M. Sonoo)

17. Intraoperative recording of the very fast oscillatory activities evoked by median nerve stimulation in the human thalamus (R. Hanajima, R. Chen, P. Ashby, A.M. Lozano, W.D. Hutchison, K.D. Davis and J.O. Dostrovsky)

18. Cortical processing of noxious information in humans: a magnetoencephalographic study (K. Inui, X. Wang, Y. Qiu, T. Tsuji, H. Nakata and R. Kakigi)

19. Mechanism of voluntary and involuntary movements in humans (S. Tsuji, T. Uozumi, N. Akamatsu, A. Tamagawa, K. Matsunaga, H. Ishiguchi, T. Hashimoto and Y. Kojima)

20. High-frequency oscillations in the human motor system (T. Uozumi, A. Tamagawa, T. Hashimoto and S. Tsuji)

21. Functional changes in cortical components of somatosensory evoked responses by stimulus repetition (M. Hoshiyama and R. Kakigi)

22. Origins and characteristics of high frequency (>500 Hz) SEP components directly recorded from the cervical cord, thalamus and cerebral cortex (E. Urasaki, R. Maeda, N. Akamatsu and A. Yokota)

23. The nature of facilitation of motor evoked potentials by heteronymous muscle contraction
in the lower limb - Interactions between knee and ankle muscles (S.-I. Izumi)

24. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in monkeys (Y. Ugawa, S. Okabe, T. Hayashi, T. Ohnishi and Y. Nonaka)

25. The wavelet transformed EEG: a new method of trial-by-trial evaluation of saccade related cortical activity (P.B. Forgacs, H. Von Gizycki, M. Harhula, M. Avitable, I. Selesnick and I.

26. Functional mapping in epilepsy patients’ information from subdural electrodes (R.P. Lesser)

27. Are the processes reflected by late and ultra-late laser-evoked potentials specific of nociception? (A. Mouraux and L. Plaghki)

28. Interaction of somatosensory evoked potentials within the same nerve and between the two different nerves: including high frequent oscillation (HFO) (T. Yamada, Y. Azuma and T. Yanagisawa)

29. Comparison between preoperative and intraoperative localization of cortical function
in patients with brain tumors (J.P. Mäkelä)

30. Insights into the functional organization of limbic cortical circuits from studies of evoked potentials and spontaneous activity (M. Stewart)

31. Application of dipole models in exploring somatosensory evoked potential sources (M. Valeriani and D. Le Pera)

32. Hemispheric asymmetry of median nerve somatosensory evoked potentials (K.-H. Park, D.-S. Kim and B.K. Park)

Section III - Clinical Advances

33. Electrophysiological assessment of pain (L. Arendt-Nielsen and O.K. Andersen)

34. Multimodal evoked potentials in patients with pediatric leukodystrophy (M. Inagaki, Y. Kaga, M. Kaga and K. Nihei)

35. Identification and localization of partial conduction block in cervical compression myelopathies: waveform changes of ascending spinal evoked potentials (T. Tani, T. Ushida, S. Taniguchi, H. Tsuboya and T. Ikemoto)

36. Immune-mediated potassium channelopathies (K. Arimura, A.R. Ng and O. Watanabe)

37. Abnormal sensorimotor integration in hand dystonia (N. Murase, H. Shimadu, R. Urushihara and R. Kaji)

38. Neurophysiologic studies in Krabbe disease (A.M. Husain)

39. Current understanding of F-wave physiology in the clinical domain (J. Kimura)

40. What is the evidence justifying non-invasive SEP and MEP monitoring during spinal surgery? (S.J. Jones)

41. Role of clinical neurophysiology in the diagnosis and management of visual disorders (G.G. Celesia)

42. Peripheral recovery and central response following toe-to-finger transplantation (N.-S. Chu and F.-C. Wei)

43. Some controversies in carpal tunnel syndrome (S.H. Jung and T.R. Han)

44. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for upper motor neuron involvement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (H. Mitsumoto, A. Floyd, M.-X. Tang, P. Kaufmann, V. Battista, A. Hristova and S.L. Pullman)

Subject Index


This volume comprises invited presentations from the 8th International Evoked Potentials Symposium. It is no longer possible to categorise chapters by modality, so the Editors have grouped them under broader headings reflecting the use of Evoked Potentials (EPs) in the search for sources and origins of phenomena; the insights they offer into cognitive processing; and their role in clinical advances.

Key Features

  • Contributions from EPs experts worldwide

  • The wide variety of eneavours in which EPs play a part

  • The text is divided into 3 key parts: cognition and higher cerebral function, sources and origins and clinical advances


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About the Editors

Colin Barber Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Physics Department, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Sadatoshi Tsuji Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan