readiness potential

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readiness potential,

n a change in the electrical activity of the brain that occurs before the subject's conscious decision to move a muscle.
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Kornhuber, Hans Halmut y Ludem Deecke (1965), "Hirnpotentialanderungen bei Willkurbewegungen und passiven Bewegungen des Menschen: Bereitschaftspotential und reafferente Potentiale", Pflugers Arch, num.
The first study of movement preparation in the human brain was conducted by Korhuber and Deecke (1965) who termed this phenomenon as Bereitschaftspotential (Readiness Potential).
Deecke, "Hirnpotentialanderungen bei Willkurbewegungen und passiven Bewegungen des Menschen: Bereitschaftspotential und reafferente Potentiale", Pfluegers Archiv fur die Gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere, 284 (1965), pp.
Deeke-- habian descubierto lo que llamaron el Bereitschaftspotential, que es el potencial de preparacion que aparece en la electroencefalografia momentos antes de que ocurra un movimiento voluntario.
High resolution DC-EEG of the Bereitschaftspotential preceding anatomically congruent versus spatially congruent bimanual finger movements.
Subdural potentials at orbitofrontal and mesial prefrontal areas accompanying anticipation and decision making in humans: a comparison with Bereitschaftspotential.
In fact, the earliest volitionally-induced activity that appears during the so-called Bereitschaftspotential (BP) also has its origin in this area, as has been proposed by Deecke and Cui (1999).
found that the bereitschaftspotential (a slow negative cortical potential preceding voluntary movements; see Deecke, 1987) began several hundred milliseconds before participants reported an urge to move.
Psychophysiological measures such as the bereitschaftspotential presumably reflect these preparatory states.
The initial part of the Bereitschaftspotential is smaller in patients with PD (27).