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Very Fast Oscillations

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

VFO occurs in in vitro models when chemical receptors are blocked. In particular, VFO does not require GABAA receptors, even though interneurons fire at high rates during in vivo very fast ... More


Coupling of Systems by Oscillations

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

Oscillatory packaging of information can define the length of messages and allows for efficient exchange of information across anatomical domains. Messages can be exchanged by forced oscillations, ... More


Granular materials with complex interactions

Igor S. Aranson and Lev S. Tsimring

in Granular Patterns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534418
eISBN:
9780191714665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534418.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter focuses on the situation when interactions between grains are not limited to simple collisions and friction. In many practically important situations, long and short range forces come ... More


Island Networking and Hellenic Convergence: From Rhodes to Naukratis

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rhodes represents a case of a “back-ripple effect” of Mediterranean networks, when overseas experiences and colonizing activities condensed the distinct poleis of the island into “Rhodian” ones long ... More


Gamma and ripple oscillations: functional indices of hippocampal–entorhinal interactions

James J. Chrobak and György Buzsáki

in The Parahippocampal Region: Organization and Role in Cognitive Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509172
eISBN:
9780191724626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509172.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter overviews gamma and ripple frequency rhythms within the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus proper. It speculates how these rhythms may relate to synaptic plasticity and memory formation ... More


Oscar Levant: “Variations on a Gershwin Theme” (1939)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents American composer and pianist Oscar Levant's comments on the music of George Gershwin. According to Levant, Gershwin began to impinge on his life even before he met or even ... More


From “Ragging the Traumerei” (ca. 1913) to The Capitol Revue (1919)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

Gershwin wrote his first known composition, a song titled “Ragging the Traumerei,” in 1913. The piece, only the music of which survives, makes an appropriate debut, because the idea of jazzing up ... More


Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846310201
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition ... More


Microelectrode Studies of Human Sleep

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Sleep is a fundamental behavior that affects cognition, mood, health, and consciousness, but the mechanisms mediating the interplay between sleep and cognition remain unclear. Microelectrode sleep ... More


‘I’m an adolescent. And that’s how I’m going to stay’: Lessing and Youth Culture 1956–1962

Nick Bentley

in Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414432
eISBN:
9781474426923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414432.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The mid-to-late 1950s saw an explosion of youth subcultures in Britain – teenagers, Teddy Boys, jazz fans, hipsters, beatniks, mods and rockers. This range generated a series of moral panics and ... More


Sequence, Series and Character in Children of Violence

Kevin Brazil

in Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414432
eISBN:
9781474426923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414432.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Explorations of selfhood have been central to Lessing’s work. Perhaps less recognized, however, is that this has been accompanied by an ongoing and highly self-conscious exploration of the function ... More


Internally Organized Activity During Offline Brain States

György Buzsáki

in The Brain from Inside Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190905385
eISBN:
9780190905415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905385.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

A prime example of internally organized patterns is observed during sleep. The best studied of these is the sharp wave ripple in the hippocampus. Neuronal sequences during ripple events reach back to ... More


Voltage dividers

A. G. Wright

in The Photomultiplier Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Voltage dividers provide accelerating voltages to generate multiplier gain. Dynode voltages must remain constant and independent of the light input to maintain stable gain. The standard resistive ... More


Searching for Non-Causal Explanations in a Sea of Causes

Alisa Bokulich

in Explanation Beyond Causation: Philosophical Perspectives on Non-Causal Explanations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198777946
eISBN:
9780191823404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777946.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the spirit of explanatory pluralism, this chapter argues that causal and non-causal explanations of a phenomenon are compatible, each being useful for bringing out different sorts of insights. ... More


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