Definition of Cortical potential
1. Noun. (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph.
Category relationships: Neurophysiology
Specialized synonyms: Alpha Rhythm, Alpha Wave, Beta Rhythm, Beta Wave, Delta Rhythm, Delta Wave, Theta Rhythm, Theta Wave
Generic synonyms: Bioelectricity
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Literary usage of Cortical potential
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1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Some investigators have studied the relationship between the memory search task and the P300 component of the evoked cortical potential, which has been ..."
2. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing And Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"... to the point where it is known which of these variables might have an effect on the response of interest—that is, on the evoked cortical potential. ..."
3. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by C. Everett Koop, M.D., DIANE Publishing Company (1988)
"In addition, some levels of performance impairment and associated reduction of a cognitive evoked cortical potential (N100), which is related to attention, ..."
4. Environmental Enrichment Information Resources for Laboratory Animals by Cynthia Petrie Smith (1997)
"Evoked cortical potential correlates of rearing environment in rats. Biological Psychology 20(l):21-29. ..."