Jose M.R. Delgado

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 
remote electrical stimulation, brain control, psychiatric disease
"Jose Delgado"

Pioneer of electrical stimulation of the brain (ESB) with a remote control ("stimoceiver"). Search for the successor to frontal leukotomy psychosurgery. Very controversial figure, well-remembered for his "Brave Bulls" demonstration experiment and controversial media coverage. For discussion, see Snyder, Mayes & Spencer, Eds., 2008, San Diego: Academic Press/Elsevier.

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Delgado JM, Lico MC, Bracchitta H, et al. (1971) Brain excitability and behavioral reactivity in monkeys under meprobamate. Archives Internationales De Pharmacodynamie Et De ThéRapie. 194: 5-17
Delgado JM, Johnston VS, Wallace JD, et al. (1970) Operant conditioning of amygdala spindling in the free chimpanzee. Brain Research. 22: 347-62
DELGADO JM, HAMLIN H. (1958) Direct recording of spontaneous and evoked seizures in epileptics. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. 10: 463-86
DELGADO JM, LIVINGSTON RB. (1955) Motor representation in the frontal sulci of the cat. The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 28: 245-52
MACLEAN PD, DELGADO JM. (1953) Electrical and chemical stimulation of frontotemporal portion of limbic system in the waking animal. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. 5: 91-100
DELGADO JM, LIVINGSTON RB. (1948) Some respiratory, vascular and thermal responses to stimulation of orbital surface of frontal lobe. Journal of Neurophysiology. 11: 39-55
DELGADO JM, FULTON JF, LIVINGSTON RB. (1947) Stimulation of area 13 and skin temperature changes following its ablation. Federation Proceedings. 6: 95
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