Neural mass model of the sleeping thalamocortical system (Schellenberger Costa et al 2016)

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This paper generates typical human EEG data of sleep stages N2/N3 as well as wakefulness and REM sleep.
1 . Weigenand A, Schellenberger Costa M, Ngo HV, Claussen JC, Martinetz T (2014) Characterization of K-complexes and slow wave activity in a neural mass model. PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003923 [PubMed]
2 . Schellenberger Costa M, Weigenand A, Ngo HV, Marshall L, Born J, Martinetz T, Claussen JC (2016) A Thalamocortical Neural Mass Model of the EEG during NREM Sleep and Its Response to Auditory Stimulation. PLoS Comput Biol 12:e1005022 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neural mass;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Thalamus; Neocortex;
Cell Type(s): Neocortex V1 L2/6 pyramidal intratelencephalic cell; Thalamus reticular nucleus cell; Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal neuron; Neocortex U1 L6 pyramidal corticalthalamic cell; Neocortex layer 2-3 interneuron;
Channel(s): I Calcium; Na/K pump; I_K,Na;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): AMPA; Gaba; NMDA;
Simulation Environment: Network; C or C++ program (web link to model); MATLAB (web link to model);
Model Concept(s): Calcium dynamics; Sleep; Activity Patterns; Oscillations; Bifurcation; Spindles; Audition;
Implementer(s): Schellenberger Costa, Michael [mschellenbergercosta at];
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