Child in MEG scanner
Young girl aged 9 in a MEG (magnetoencephalography) scanner, wearing a cap fitted with a network of electrodes for use in the electroencephalography (EEG) studies carried put concurrently with the MEG scan. The EEG cap or net simplifies accurate attachment of the electrodes to the subject's head. The scanner detects the extremely small magnetic fields generated by neural activity in different parts of the brain. The resulting data is correlated with other neuro-imaging techniques to investigate psychiatric and neurological disorders such as ADHD, epilepsy and age-related memory and cognitive syndromes such as Alzheimer's and dementia.The eye-tracking device in front of the subject gives data on the gaze related to the brain activity and also relays information on any blinking or head movement which may influence the neural currents under scrutiny.Photographed at the Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, UK.(Simulation by model).
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