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, reaction time, and cognitive performance in idiopathic Parkinson's disease.
Event related potentials in two DSM-IV subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: an investigation using a combined modality auditory/visual oddball task.
They examined Event Related Potentials (ERPs) as people read or heard critical sentences as part of a longer text, or placed in some other type of context.
A sampling of topics: stability conditions in contextual emergence, contextual emergence of mental states from neurodynamics, mutual phase synchronization in single trial data, ordinal analysis of EEG time series, quantification of order patterns recurrence plots of event related potentials, testing for coupling asymmetry using surrogate data, measuring the thalamocortical loop in patients, and assessment of connectivity patterns from multivariate time series by partial directed coherence.
It has been shown that modulated microwaves have rather strong impact on early (sensory) components of visual event related potentials (N100 amplitude) compared to later stages of visual information processing during the oddball task.
One Event Related Potentials (ERPs) study tends to support the view that subjects do prepare the response alternate to the one previously executed.
Discrimination of language skills at five years of age using event related potentials recorded at birth.