Choosing your reference – and why it matters

by Laura Leuchs, Ph.D. Scientific Consultant (Brain Products)     How does the reference affect my data? What happens during re-referencing? This article provides some useful information about referencing that might help you choosing the optimal reference for your data analysis. Abstract After introducing the general concept of (re-)referencing, some effects of the reference on…

Tips for a better CapTrak experience

by Dr. Pedro M. R. Reis Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) Abstract Accurate source localization needs accurate electrode positions. With the CapTrak users can accurately and quickly acquire positions of all Brain Products active electrodes. However, a few things should be considered to ensure a quick and successful electrode localization. By understanding the basic concepts behind the…

Tricks and Tips in BrainVision Recorder

by Dr. Tracy Warbrick Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) Our Analyzer 2 ‘Tricks and Tips’ support articles were very popular with our users. So, we have put together some more ‘Tricks and Tips’ for you, but this time it’s BrainVision Recorder’s turn. Here we present ten handy hints to help you get the most from your…

New views made easy – Visualizing ECoG grids & connectivity matrices via Analyzer 2’s MATLAB® transformation

by Jose Naranjo Scientific Consultant and BrainVision Analyzer 2 Product Manager (Brain Products) BrainVision Analyzer 2 is easy to use and offers a variety of views to display your data with a single mouse click. This provides you with fast visualization and comparison of different data sets in the time, frequency and time-frequency domain. However,…

All you ever wanted to know about markers in BrainVision Analyzer 2

by Dipl.-Psych. Michael Hoppstädter & Dr. Michael Schubert Scientific Consultants (Brain Products) Why markers? Investigating electrophysiological effects that evolve over hundreds of milliseconds requires precisely timed triggers that can be used for trial alignment or averaging. This article will give you an overview of how to manage, edit and process your markers most efficiently in…