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*  Intermittent photic stimulation
In medicine, Intermittent Photic Stimulation, or IPS, is a form of visual stimulation used in conjunction with ... Photic stimulation may also be used to elicit myoclonus, especially cortical reflex myoclonus when present in photo-sensitive ... symptoms and signs during intermittent photic stimulation and their relation to seizures in daily life". Journal of Neurology, ... IPS is often used in conjunction with other controllable generators of visual stimuli, such as low-level visual stimulation ...
*  Thomas Budzynski
Academic performance enhancement with photic stimulation and EDR feedback. Journal of Neurotherapy, 3, 11-21. Budzynski, T.H. ( ... He conducted studies on the effects of audio-visual stimulation on the brain; the priming effects of binaural tones as measured ... In P. Suedfeld, J.W. Turner, Jr., & T.H. Fine (Eds.), Restricted Environmental Stimulation: Theoretical and Empirical ... 2000). Reversing age-related cognitive decline: Use of neurofeedback and audio-visual stimulation. Biofeedback, 28, 19-21. ...
*  Miriam Menkin
Dewan, Edmond M.; Menkin, Miriam F.; Rock, John (1978-05-01). "Effect of Photic Stimulation on the Human Menstrual Cycle". ...
*  Absence seizure
Intermittent photic stimulation may precipitate or facilitate absence seizures; eyelid myoclonia is a common clinical feature.[ ...
*  Audio-visual entrainment
A large area of skin must be stimulated to affect brainwaves, which leaves both auditory and photic stimulation as the most ... Barlow, J. (1960) Rhythmic activity induced by photic stimulation in relation to intrinsic alpha activity of the brain in man. ... Huxley and Walter were among the first to articulate the subjective correlates of photic stimulation. They described subjective ... Anderson, D. (1989) The treatment of migraine with variable frequency photic stimulation. Headache, 29, 154-155. Gagnon, C., & ...
*  Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
These discharges are often provoked by photic stimulation (blinking lights) and sometimes hyperventilation. Both a magnetic ... This stimulation is decreased by JME associated mutations. Because of this, programmed cell death is decreased and the pruning ...
*  Functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the brain
"Does visual cortex lactate increase following photic stimulation in migraine without aura patients? A functional (1)H-MRS study ... visual stimulation and allowed the generalization of findings based on visual stimulation to other types of stimulation, e.g., ... has been proposed as an alternative to the BOLD fMRI technique and used to detect visual response to photic stimulation, motor ... of fMRS to measure chemical processes in the brain over time proved crucial for confirming that repetitive photic stimulation ...
*  Jeavons syndrome
These patients do not need to produce conditions of intermittent photic stimulation for self-induction. Simply closing the eyes ... Photoparoxysmal discharges induced by photic stimulation occur in all untreated young patients, but may be absent in older ...
*  Electroencephalography
These procedures include hyperventilation, photic stimulation (with a strobe light), eye closure, mental activity, sleep and ... Beck placed electrodes directly on the surface of brain to test for sensory stimulation. His observation of fluctuating brain ... I. Evoked responses after thalamic and epicortical stimulation". Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. 20 (1): 1 ... somatosensory and cross-modal stimulation". Clinical Neurophysiology. 117 (11): 2549-63. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2006.08.003. PMC ...
*  Pyrosome
The waves of bioluminescence that move within a colony are apparently not propagated by neurons, but by a photic stimulation ... Colonies will bioluminesce in response to mechanical stimulation (touch), as well as to light. The following species are ...
*  Mind machine
This "stroboscopic photo-stimulation produces "photic driving", the alpha type of brain electrical activity associated with an ... But also tactile and emotional changes are reported after a 6 Hz photic stimulation, as well as auditory hallucinations like ... Photic mind machines work with flickering lights embedded in sunglasses. The process applied by some of these machines is said ... Clinical research has been done on the use of auditory and visual stimulation to improve cognitive abilities in learning- ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Headaches: Migraine: Research
Photic Stimulation for Migraine Headache The complete text and graphics of an article originally published in Headache in 1989 ...
*  IPS
... a genus of bark beetle Induced pluripotent stem cell or iPS cells Intermittent photic stimulation, a neuroimaging technique ...
*  Photic sneeze reflex
In many people who show the photic sneeze reflex, even this direct stimulation can lead to a photic sneeze which is why we find ... A photic sneeze is the most common manifestation of the photic sneeze reflex. A photic sneeze results from exposure to a bright ... There is currently no definitive way to cure the sneezing fits brought on by the photic sneeze reflex. Photic sneezing can be ... of photic sneezers, and Caucasians represent 94%. The study also found statistically significant correlations between photic ...
*  Trance
... in the use of brain machines suggest that photic driving via the suprachiasmatic nucleus and direct electrical stimulation and ... "Eliciting the Photic Driving Response" which states that the EEG photic driving response is a sensitive neurophysiological ... Photic driving also impacts upon the psychological climate of a person by producing increased visual imagery and decreased ... In this research by Nowack and Feltman, all participants reported increased visual imagery during photic driving, as measured ...
*  Remote control animal
Stimulation of the periaqueductal gray area elicited ipsilateral spinal bending while stimulation of the ventral tegmental area ... Another system that non-invasively controls rats uses ultrasonic, epidermal and LED photic stimulators on the back. The system ... In 1967, Franz Huber pioneered electrical stimulation to the brain of insects and showed that mushroom body stimulation elicits ... Stimulation of basalar flight muscles allowed the controller to direct the insect left or right, although this was successful ...
*  Suprachiasmatic nucleus
The photic response is likely linked to effects of light on circadian rhythms. In addition, focal application of melatonin can ... Many SCN neurons are sensitive to light stimulation via the retina, and sustainedly firing action potentials during a light ...
*  Estazolam
The EEG arousal response to auditory stimulation and to electric stimulation of the mesencephalic reticular formation, ... The photic driving response elicited by a flash light in the visual cortex is significantly suppressed by estazolam. A primate ...
*  Nitrazepam
The EEG arousal response to auditory stimulation and to electric stimulation of the mesencephalic reticular formation, ... The photic driving response elicited by a flash light in the visual cortex is also suppressed by nitrazepam. Estazolam was ... Very infrequently, paradoxical reactions may occur, for example, excitement, stimulation, hallucinations, hyperactivity, and ... after median nerve stimulation to be prolonged and the N20 to be dispersed. Brain-stem auditory evoked potentials demonstrate ...
*  Sneeze
Breitenbach RA, Swisher PK, Kim MK, Patel BS (December 1993). "The photic sneeze reflex as a risk factor to combat pilots". Mil ... Sneezing is also triggered by sinus nerve stimulation caused by nasal congestion and allergies. The neural regions involved in ... a condition known as photic sneeze reflex (PSR). Walking out of a dark building into sunshine may trigger PSR, or the ACHOO ( ...
*  Photinus pyralis
The light organ of P. pyralis is composed of two layers; a layer of refractile cells on the dorsal side and a photic layer with ... Excretion of unpleasant fluids from the areas along the elytra and pronotum is the result of tactile stimulation and has been ... Flight studies on photic communication by the firefly Photinus pyralis. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44:250-258 Beams, ...
*  Melanopsin
Consequently, stimulation of melanopsin contributes to the regulation of behavioral responses to light, such as pupil size and ... Melatonin was not only suppressed in visually unimpaired humans, but also in blind participants, suggesting that the photic ... are half as effective for melanopsin photoreceptor stimulation as light at 480 nm. Melanopsin in the iris of some, primarily ... "Melanopsin is required for non-image-forming photic responses in blind mice". Science. 301 (5632): 525-7. doi:10.1126/science. ...
*  Retinohypothalamic tract
The zeitgeber found to have the most profound effect on the SCN is light, which is the form of stimulation of which conversion ... The retinohypothalamic tract (RHT) is a photic neural input pathway involved in the circadian rhythms of mammals. The origin of ... day and higher at night because humans are exposed to light more during the day and are having greater optic nerve stimulation ...
*  Samer Hattar
In 2002, Hattar and his colleagues showed that melanopsin plays a key role in a variety of photic responses, including ... In addition, T7 mice exhibited impaired hippocampal long-term potentiation (LTP) when subjected to theta burst stimulation (TBS ... such as photic entrainment and pupillary light reflex. Hattar, armed with the knowledge that melanopsin was the photopigment ...
*  Marine larval ecology
Stimulation of metamorphosis in an estuarine crab, Chasmagnathus granulata (Dana, 1851): temporal window of cue receptivity. J ... vertical migrations between deeper waters with less light and fewer predators during the day and shallow waters in the photic ...
*  Reactive oxygen species production in marine microalgae
In marine systems, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) exists at concentrations of 10−8-10−9 M in the photic zone, but has been found in ... Stimulation by Hepes buffer". The Biochemical Journal. 254 (2): 519-23. doi:10.1042/bj2540519. PMC 1135108 . PMID 3178771. K., ...