Neurophysiological and Cognitive Alterations in Response to Hypoxia

A special issue of Biology (ISSN 2079-7737).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 165

Special Issue Editors

1. Aeromedical Research Department, Armed Forces Biomedical Research Institute (IRBA), Brétigny-sur-Orge, France
2. URP 7330 VIFASOM, Paris Université, APHP, Paris, France
Interests: sleep; neurosciences; physiology; hypoxia
Lille Neuroscience and Cognition Research Center, Université de Lille, Lille, France
Interests: cognitive disorders; behavior; neurophysiology; neuroimaging; pharmacology
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Dear Colleagues,

Hypoxic states can be induced by physiological constraints, such as physical exercise at high altitude, scuba diving, or aeronautical activities. They can also be the consequence of acute pathological conditions, such as stroke or myocardial infarction, or chronic conditions, such as respiratory infections or sleep apnea. The cognitive and emotional consequences of hypoxic states, whether isolated, sustained, or repeated, are a key focus of study.

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to a Special Issue on the subject of the cognitive consequences of hypoxic states. Work dealing with the physiological basis of cognitive disorders (attentional dysfunction, executive disorders, decreased decision-making…) induced by different conditions and level of hypoxic states in animals and humans can be offered in this Special Issue. We also welcome research aimed at providing countermeasures or pharmacological strategies to counter or reduce the effect of hypoxia on cognitive functions. It will include original articles, reviews of the literature, and methodological developments in both experimental and clinical approaches.

We look forward to receiving your contributions.

Prof. Fabien Sauvet
Dr. Thibaut Dondaine
Guest Editors

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  • hypoxia
  • cognition
  • vigilance
  • attention
  • exercise

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