Sleep deprivation affects somatosensory cortex excitability as tested through median nerve stimulation

Maurizio Gorgoni, Fabio Ferlazzo, Fabio Moroni, Aurora D'Atri, Stefania Donarelli, Stefania Fanelli, Isabella Gizzi Torriglia, Giulia Lauri, Michele Ferrara, Cristina Marzano, Paolo Maria Rossini, Placido Bramanti, Luigi De Gennaro

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Abstract

Changes of cortical excitability after sleep deprivation (SD) in humans have been investigated mostly in motor cortex, while there is little empirical evidence concerning somatosensory cortex, and its plastic changes across SD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)732-739
Number of pages8
JournalBrain Stimulation
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Human cortical excitability
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs)

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