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Electroencephalography (EEG) is the recording of the brain's spontaneous electrical activity electrical activity from multiple electrodes placed on the scalp.

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Purchasing and Using Encephalogram (EEG)

I am going to purchase an EEG and conduct a series of studies for my MA work. Unfortunately, I come from an undeveloped country so I never had a chance to learn how to use it. I have a few questions, ...
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Noise in EEG Electrodes

Hello I'm desigining a home-made EEG and I have a question about noise interference in electrodes. I understand that the noise picked up by the electrodes tends to be much larger than the neural ...
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Why is EEG recording slanted?

Below is an image of the recording from one of my electrodes: Can someone please tell me why the recording is slanted, i remember learning this in my university but forgot about it, i think it was ...
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Has there been any research on the visual uniqueness (in terms of brain activity) of numerals from 0 to 9?

I need to carry out EEG experiments with stimuli being images of 5 digits between 0 and 9. In order to select these 5 digits, I wanted to know if there has been any research work that measures ...
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How can one detect ACC, PCC or any other medial cortical activity with MEG or EEG if it's inside the brain?

Been reading some research involving various brain imaging techniques and it's not my strong point. Really, if the electrodes or SQUIDS measure surface activity, how does one measure what's going on ...
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Excluding psychometry and interview methods, is there any physical or molecular method that can confirm mild autism?

ASD is a set of very much heterogeneous symptoms with some common characteristics like lack of eye contact, lack of social guesswork, difficulty in learning unwritten social norms or conventions, ...
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Does EEG biofeedback brain training can cause any harm?

I'm a hobbyist making BCI for biofeedback training. Can I induce any damage to my brain by EEG brain training? For instance, by using wrong training protocols.. Be the way, it would be wonderful if ...
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Why are biosignals from the body said to be continuous?

Whether we talk about EEG, ECG or EKG aren't all these signals discrete as we are reading the voltages from the electrodes that are due to certain bio-chemical or bio-electrical activities. I do not ...
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The strange shape of the temporal generalization map

We are plotting the temporal generalization map (binary decoding) using EEG signal, but we obtained a strange result and don’t know how to interpret it. First, after bandpass filter (8-12 Hz), we ...
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EEG analysis free software?

I'm looking for free software for EEG data processing. What free or opensource software packages are available for analyzing raw EEG data?
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Can a sequence of “automatic” tasks be seen in an EEG?

Say I train a task that consists of a sequence of smaller events a 1000 times such that it becomes an automatic/subconscious (something like muscle memory) movement. Then when I view the EEG signal ...
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How to chose which filter to design for EEG signal? [closed]

I am currently working on the EEG Grasp Dataset from Kaggle. I am aware that I need to filter the EEG signal as it is visually noisy (is there any way to mathematically show it's noisy?). How do I ...
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Help understanding and visualizing the data from EEG grasp dataset from kaggle

So, I downloaded the EEG grasp data set from kaggle. I am having a hard time understanding the data and plotting it. I extracted the " first subjects' " csv files from the train folder which consists ...
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Active Sources Extraction

I am using the LORETA-KEY software for source localization, which gives as an output the current density of each voxel. No voxel has zero current density, so which method should be used to decide the ...
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Anomalous activation of temporal lobes

The result of wakeful EEG shows persistent activation of temporal lobes - high level of delta and theta waves in the left temporal lobe (3 on the scale from -3 to 3) and slightly lower in the right ...
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Detecting trauma with EEG?

My parent went to a Psychologist because of anxiety and panic attacks. Nicely i knew that she uses EEG for diagnostics. So he went to see her, but he told me that during the EEG she asked him for 2 ...
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Analyzing EEG time-frequency data in a factorial design

I am trying to find the best strategy to analyze a set of EEG time-frequency data from 24 subjects, using 64 electrodes. This is an exploratory study as I have no a-priori hypothesis on where or when ...
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correction for multiple comparison over many ROIs

I would like to know how to correct a p value of a stiatistic when the same test was run over multiple regions of interest. The modality is MEG. So, I have 4 Regions Of Interests, and I ran the same ...
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What can combined EEG-fMRI tell us about the brain activity that two separate EEG and fMRI experiments cannot?

I am trying to get my head around what questions I can expect to have answered about brain activity that cannot be answered by doing two separate EEG and fMRI experiments. I am aware that fMRI ...
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How do you denoise and extract features from EEG data with Python?

I have EEG data with 5 columns (1 per each electrode) and I need to denoise it and extract features from it using Python. I tried to find relevant packages but my search kept leading me to MNE which ...
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Is there an upper limit to the number of channels in an EEG system that would provide additional useful data points?

A quick scan of search results seems to indicate that the highest density EEG systems on the market are limited to 256 channels such as Neuvo, SynAmps, and others. Is this an arbitrary limit (either ...
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Can a device create/guide neuron connections between them?

Is there a device of some sort that could promote/guide/create exact connections between neurons? I wish there was a device that could get me PhD by just wearing it for a few months.
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EEG Equipment For High Schoolers?

I am doing a research project for school, and I'm trying to investigate the effectiveness of inhaling lavender oil in reducing anxiety. I plan to measure the strength of alpha wave activities, as it ...
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Amount of noise in (the recognisable definition of) an ERP

As I understand it, ERPs can be reliably identified only after the noise (inherent to EEG signals, regardless of the task used to evoke the response) has been largely removed, which is done by ...
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Intrinsic relevance of ERP polarity: 'negativity' vs 'positivity'

I know that polarity in a EEG signal is arbitrary, and a matter of convention, as clearly explained in this past question. However, assuming said conventions are well-followed, I wonder whether is ...
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Connection problem with PsychoPy to EGI netstation for EEG experiment

I posted the issue to the PsychoPy forum already, but was wondering if I could get more input from StackExchange. So I’m having difficulty establishing connection between the Psychopy running ...
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Reference signal when measuring EEG

When performing EEG, a number of electrodes are placed on the scalp to measure the electric potential difference between those locations and a reference. In the unipolar configuration, the reference ...
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Readiness Potential vs. Lateralized Readiness Potential in ERP

Readiness Potential (RP) has been obviously discovered before Lateralized Readiness Potential (LRP). I wonder, is simple RP still used for something today? Is the LRP preferable over RP because of ...
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How do I interpret an effect of electrode position in ERP research?

The example I have in my research is that both conditions show greater amplitude and latency in the parietal electrode sites than in the occipital ones. I'm not sure how meaningful this is for my ...
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What does “diffuse slowing” mean in the context of EEG and Alzheimer's?

Horvath et al. (2018) mention that: The disappearance of posterior dominant alpha rhythm and the diffuse slowing in AD (alzheimer disease) are easily detectable EEG signs for the experienced ...
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Brain computer interface Final year project [closed]

My professor told me to collect data for the states we want to to use to control the movement of our robot i.e., thinking, meditation and other emotional or physical states using an Emotiv EEG headset ...
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Inducing error-related negativity

Which tasks induce the strongest error-related negativity? I'm trying to build a classifier that measures EEG signals to detect when a subject observes an error being committed by another subject. It ...
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Somatosensory evoked potentials

I am wondering what the best EEG recording montage is to use for recording of electrically evoked somatosensory evoked potentials after median nerve stimulation?
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Doing PCA and ICA analysis on EEG data with 24 channels

I am very new to this type of neuroscience research and I am trying to do some automatic artifact detection. I am having trouble understanding how I should work with my data. I have data recorded from ...
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Statistic analysis on EEG data - how to deal with it properly?

Let's assume that I have a datasheet looking like that: ...
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EEG in fMRI: High frequency “deltas” in EEG after gradient artifact removal

EEG was taken inside an fMRI, including ECG, EXG and eye tracking system. Sampling rate was 5000 Hz. Sync box was used. After running Brain Product Analyzer gradient artifact removal (using markers ...
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Features for blink detection in real-time single channel EEG

I am looking to detect blink events in real-time single channel EEG. Classification of a moving window of samples to determine whether a blink artifact exists requires feature extraction (except when ...
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EEG segmentation and denoising which one should done first?

Because of EEG nature, in EEG analysis often researcher use Windowing/segmentation method. As i currently work on sleep study, and in my study i need to analysis EEG data, i came to a problem. ...
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How do I determine whether my EEG signal needs denoising?

I recently start to work on sleep study. For my research i download sleep EEG data from physionet. The EEG data has 100 HZ sampling rate and was recorded from 2 bipolar EEG site. When i start the ...
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Why are EEG markers usually sent over the parallel port?

Usually, a study participant is viewing stimuli on a computer screen while their EEG is recorded through the hardware provided by a manufacturer. To later synchronize the EEG data to stimuli, an ...
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Can a bipolar EEG signal be converted to a monopolar (unipolar) one?

I have bipolar EEG signal of Fpz-Cz of EEG sleep data which I have downloaded from physionet. I would like to have Fpz signal for my sleep study. Is there any way I could convert a bipolar EEG signal ...
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How to analyse EEG files recorded from Brain Products V-Amp (Brain Vision Recorder)?

I have 3 files recorded from Brain Vision Recorder. They are in the following formats: .eeg .amrk ...
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Splitting EEG signal by marker using BrainVisionAnalyser

I have recorded a long EEG experiment with BrainVision equipment and I want to split it into smaller chunks based on marker numbers. For example, I want to have the chunk of recording between markers ...
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How do I measure ratio of EEG frequency band for a few electrodes in decibels?

I wanted to calculate the ratio of Theta/Beta ($\Theta$/$\beta$) in decibels for a couple of electrodes in AF3 AF4 and Cz I was able to get these in microvolts, but would like to convert them to ...
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Can brain zaps be demonstrated by EEG?

Brain zaps are explained as an electrical buzz in the head and the symptoms occur while withdrawing slowly from an SSRI antidepressant medication. Is it possible to detect brain zaps by placing EEG ...
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EEGlab: power spectral density from a single EEG lead

I was trying to get power spectral density of a time-series data. The sleep recording software we use, doesn't allow to export EDF format of an interval, only of the whole record, but it allows to ...
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Noise free EEG signal data base

I am working on a research paper regarding EEG signal preprocessing. The first stage includes denoising the signal. However, since I need to evaluate the performance of the method I am using, I ...
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Which filter should be applied to the EEG signal for the stress stimulus? [closed]

I am a student in electrical and electronics engineering. I just started working with EEG. I perform a stress test on subjects and record EEG activities with a 5-sensor headset. I use Matlab for ...
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Window and noverlap values in pwelch function of Matlab

Could anyone please suggest what values to be used for Window and noverlap inputs of pwelch function in Matlab. I am using a 200 ms EEG signal with sampling frequency 1000 (so total samples 200) to ...