Neural mass model of the sleeping cortex (Weigenand et al 2014)

Generates typical EEG data of sleeping Humans for sleep stages N2/N3 as well as wakefulness

Model Type: Neural mass

Region(s) or Organism(s): Neocortex

Cell Type(s): Neocortex L2/3 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex layer 2-3 interneuron

Currents: I_K,Na; Na/K pump

Receptors: AMPA; Gaba

Model Concept(s): Bifurcation; Sleep; Activity Patterns

Simulation Environment: C or C++ program (web link to model); MATLAB

Implementer(s): Schellenberger Costa, Michael [mschellenbergercosta at]


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 computational biology. 10 [PubMed]

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