Effect of Lesions in the Septal Forebrain of the Rat on Sleeping Time under Barbiturate

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Science  04 Mar 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3401, pp. 662-664
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3401.662


Rats with electrolytic lesions in the septal forebrain show increased sleeping times after injection with thiopental sodium or barbital, as compared with normal and other control rats and rats with lesions in the cerebral cortex or caudate nucleus.