State-of-the-art Research EEG Facilities in Islamabad, Pakistan

by Prof. Dr. Stefan Debener, Neuropsychology Lab, University of Oldenburg, Germany and Dr. Awais Kamboh, Neuroinformatics Group, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan For decades, Pakistan has been suffering from earthquakes, floods, poverty, political instability, a fragile infrastructure, terrorism and regional violence. Indeed, it has been…

Simultaneous EEG-fMRI provides a new insight into the origin of spontaneous neuronal activity in preterm humans

by Tomoki Arichi1,2 and Lorenzo Fabrizi3 1Centre for the Developing Brain, Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, King’s College London, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, SE1 7EH, UK 2Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, UK 3Department of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1 E6BT,…

Multimodal Fingerprints of Resting State Networks as assessed by Simultaneous Trimodal MR-PET-EEG Imaging

by Shah NJ1,2,3,4,5, Rajkumar R1,3,6 ,Neuner I1,3,6* 1Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine 4, INM-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany 2Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine 11, INM-11, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany 3JARA – BRAIN – Translational Medicine, Germany 4Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany 5Monash Biomedical Imaging, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 6Department of…

Basal ganglia microstructure and EEG – a research expedition to the Philippines

by Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Beste Cognitive Neurophysiology Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine TU Dresden (Germany) The last years have seen an overwhelming amount of research aiming to disentangle the neural mechanisms underlying goal-directed behavior and cognitive control processes. In that regard, the basal ganglia have attracted much interest. For…

Annapurna Base Camp: Studying the Brain at High Altitude

by Matt Gaidica PhD Candidate Neuroscience Graduate Program University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA) Contact: mgaidica@med.umich.edu http://gaidi.ca Introduction Human achievement at high altitude requires the performance of skilled behaviors with cognitive clarity. To better understand how the brain changes at high altitude during a motor task we used the actiCAP Xpress Bundle to characterize motor…

New R&D projects in 2015 – BCI, Sleep and EEG-fMRI

by Birgit Trogisch Research Cooperation Manager (Brain Products)… Following the innovative projects funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in previous years, Brain Products was successful in gaining funding for three new projects related to Brain-Computer-Interfaces (BCI), Sleep and EEG-fMRI starting in…

Official market release of LiveAmp – Brain Products’ new solution for superior quality mobile wireless EEG

by Dominik Dietze Product Manager (Brain Products)… LiveAmp is an ultra-lightweight, wearable amplifier. As it is wireless and allows you to store the data internally (exchangeable memory card), there are no mobility limitations. LiveAmp is easy and intuitive to use and extremely compact. Its technical specifications leave nothing to be desired and translate into outstanding…

Proceedings of EEG Spring School at King’s College London

by Glenn Kitsune, PhD1 & Grainne McLoughlin, PhD2 1Post-Doctoral Study Manager and Course Leader for EEG Spring School, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London 2Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience and Director of EEG Studies, Social Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London ……

Decoding subjective taste categories using multivariate pattern analysis of single-trial EEG

by Niko A. Busch1,2 & Kathrin Ohla3 1Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 2Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany 3Section Psychophysiology of Food Perception, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany … Introduction Compared to other senses, very little is known about taste. In a recent study (Crouzet,…