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magnetoencephalography

Definitions

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  • n. a technique used to measure and analyze magnetic activity in the brain

Etymologies

magnet- +‎ -o- + encephalography; compare magnetencephalography (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • All of the editions of the BBC programme are archived on the website as realaudio streams, and the first programme covers the psychology of negotation, happiness and a relatively new method of brain scanning called magnetoencephalography or MEG.

    Mind Hacks: July 2005 Archives

  • PTSD many of them U.S. combat veterans, 18 PTSD patients in remission and 284 people without the condition, researchers used a technique called magnetoencephalography, also known as MEG, to detect magnetic charges given off when neurons in the brain connect and communicate.

    USATODAY.com News

  • Using a brain imaging device called magnetoencephalography, which measures how the brain processes information, a team at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis VA Medical Centre found differences in brain activity between people with PTSD and healthy people.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Journal of Neural Engineering, brain researcher Apostolos Georgopoulos argues that his team has found, through the brain scanning technique called magnetoencephalography (MEG),

    Discover Blogs

  • Doctors are now using a new kind of brain scan called magnetoencephalography (MEG), which measures brain activity in real time.

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  • The next step is to try to record the signals with a non-invasive technique, such as magnetoencephalography, which measures electrical activity in the brain via changes in the magnetic field, ‘Nature’ says.

    Now, pain can be measured.

  • "magnetoencephalography," I enjoyed gaping at the HTML 5 site.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Web 2.0

  • “No one has done [MEGs on young children] in a systematic and vigorous way before,” says Steven Stufflebeam, the director of clinical magnetoencephalography at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    Technology that Opens a Window into Babies’ Developing Brains | Impact Lab

  • There are exciting research possibilities with 3T MR imaging, 64-detector CT scanning, PET/CT imaging, and magnetoencephalography.

    Teaching and Research

  • He says that using magnetoencephalography, we can read the brain's neural energy patterns outside the body, providing, "physical proof that brain activity is broadcast into the environment."

    Judith Simon Prager, PhD: When the Earth and the Heart Break Open

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