Cohen, Jerome Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
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- Normal EEG
- Clinical uses of EEG
- Cerebral evoked potentials
- Topographic mapping
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The biomedical technology and science of recording the minute electric currents produced by the brains of human beings and other animals. Electroencephalography (EEG) was discovered by Hans Berger in the late 1920s, and was found to have important clinical significance for the diagnosis of brain disease. The interpretation of EEG records has become a clinical specialty for neurological diagnosis.
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