Letter from Reginald Bickford to William Grey Walter, 29 April 1948
- part of archive:
- Papers relating to the clinical and experimental neuroscientific work carried out at the Burden Neurological Institute
- Bickford, Reginald George
Notes arrival of the frequency analyser and its stimulation of new work. Discusses his experiments with flicker on subjects with epilepsy. Notes his disagreement with Walter's claim that rate is a crucial variable in the induction of petit mal attacks. Describes his observations of a boy who had the habit of waving his hand in front of his eyes to encourage petit mal attacks. Describes his plans to work on the thalamic stimulation of a rabbit using the Horsley-Clark machine.