event-related potential


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event-related potential (ERP)

Etymology: L, evenire, to happen, relatus, carry back, potentia, power
a type of brain wave that is associated with a response to a specific stimulus, such as a particular wave pattern observed when a patient hears a clicking sound. See also evoked potential.
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Event-related potentials give us the knowledge about cortical physiological processes during information processing.
An event-related potentials study of face identification and naming: The tip-of-the-tongue state.
In [14] the effects of electromagnetic fields, emitted by GSM mobile phones on human EEG event-related potentials and performance during an auditory task with 12 subjects were investigated.
Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in female Vietnam nurse veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder.
Anatomic bases of event-related potentials and their relationship to novelty detection in humans.
Techniques such as electroencephalography (EEG), event-related potentials (ERP), and brainstem-evoked response (BSER) all share a common approach to cortical electrophysiology -- scalp electrodes are used to detect electrical activity generated by the brain.
Keywords: Parkinson's disease, event-related potentials, visual, P300
Amplitude of the P3 component of the event-related potential (ERP) at midline electrodes (Fz, Cz, Pz) was analyzed using a one-between (group) and one-within (electrode site) repeated measures ANOVA for the neutral word task.
Although researchers have examined the relationship between emotion processing and some individual personality factors, such as neuroticism, the relationship between SWB and emotion processing has not previously been directly examined by recording event-related potentials (ERPs).
2] Previous studies have used event-related potential (ERP) topographic mapping techniques to assess depressed patients in China [3] and studies from other countries have used ERP techniques to assess cognitive functioning during MR tasks.
In this paper we investigate the possibility of using the P300 event-related potential as a feature that characterizes the response of a human subject to a stimulus generated by the computer used in a brain-computer interface.