Commentary, J Addict Behav Ther Rehabil Vol: 7 Issue: 1
EEG and Psychometry
Consultant Psychiatrist, Gisborne Hospital, 421 Ormond Rd, Riverdale, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Received: December 19, 2017 Accepted: January 24, 2018 Published: January 31, 2018
Citation: Marks J (2018) EEG and Psychometry. J Addict Behav Ther Rehabil 7:1. doi: 10.4172/2324-9005.1000175
It is an old adage in physiology that structure reflects function. In the brain-stem reticular activating system (RAS) there reside three nests of cells making peculiar chemicals known as the biogenic amines, viz. noradrenaline, dopamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT). What is more, the ramifications of these cells are distributed over the whole extent of the cerebral cortex. What is their function?