Mescaline, 3,4-Dimethoxyphenylethylamine, and Adrenaline: Sites of Electroencephalographic Arousal

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Science  03 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3701, pp. 1309-1310
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3701.1309


Transections of the brain of rabbit reveal that electroencephalographic arousal produced by injections of adrenaline takes place at the midbrain level, while mescaline and 3,4-dimethoxyphenylethylamine induce such arousal lower in the brainstem, at the medullary level.