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EEG

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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EEGEEG /ˌiː iː ˈdʒiː/ noun [countable]  1 MH (electroencephalograph) a piece of equipment that records the electrical activity of your brain2 MH (electroencephalogram) a drawing made by an electroencephalograph
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EEGActivation procedures { 5,110 } are methods used to induce a seizure during an EEG recording session.Volunteers were wired up to an EEG machine which records skin responses as well as brainwave patterns.These people rarely volunteer for investigation in controlled EEG studies.By averaging the EEG across a large number of these events the noise cancels out and the signal emerges.In various animal studies, there is a coherence in the EEG between different brain areas involved in the same task.The next few pages contain an explanation of the working of the EEG, written in a non-technical way.It lasts 10-15 seconds during which time the EEG shows generalized 3-per-second spike and wave discharges.The EEG typically shows a spike and wave pattern that is slower than the 3-per-second discharges associated with absence attacks.
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