SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE N623 - Week 7
Introductory Readings for discussion on October 15.
Nobel of the Week
1961 - Georg von Bekesy, "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, Chapters 30-31.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 15.
Russell IJ and Sellick PM (1978) Intracellular studies of hair cells in the mammalian cochlea. J. Physiol., 284: 261-290. Hudspeth AJ (1982) Extracellular current flow and the site of transduction by vertebrate hair cells. J. of Neurosci., 2(1): 1-10.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 17.
Narayan SS, Temchin AN, Recio A, and Ruggero MA (1998) Frequency tuning of basilar membrane and auditory nerve fibers in the same cochleae. Science, 282: 1882-1884. Palmer AR, and Russell IJ (1986) Phase-locking in the cochlear nerve of the guinea-pig and its relation to the receptor potential of inner hair-cells. Hearing Research, 24: 1-15.