Brainstem Control of Wakefulness and Sleep
A monograph communicating the current realities and future possibilities of unifying basic studies on anatomy and cellular physiology with investigations of the behavioral and physiological events of waking and sleep. Steriade established the Laboratory of Neurophysiology at Laval U., Quebec; McCarl
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Methodological Advances in Knowledge of Morphological Substrates
The Origin of Afferents to the Brainstem Core
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