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Miscellaneous News Now available: Latest Release of BrainVision Recorder With the latest release of BrainVision Recorder (version 1.24.0001) in June, 2021, it is now possible to collect data from actiCHamp (Plus) auxiliary channels only – without an EEG channel module inserted into the actiCHamp (Plus) amplifier. This makes sure you are also all set for…

New entitlement management system (EMS)

The latest news on dongles: upgrade your old Analyzer 2 key today and learn about our new license update portal

by Dipl.-Psych. Michael Hoppstädter Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) License dongles have always been used for our various Brain Products software. As both dongle technology and software evolve, we recently changed the dongle policies for BrainVision Analyzer 2. Additionally, we switched to a new license management system which will make updates for all our software dongles…

BV2BIDS: the Brain Products’ solution for organizing your EEG data according to the brain imaging data structure (BIDS)

by Dr.-Ing. Kidist Mideksa Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) Are you aiming to standardize and organize your raw EEG data according to the EEG-BIDS standards? Is the EEG data stored in Brain Products’ BrainVision Core Data (BVCD) Format 1.0 (*.eeg, *.vhdr and *.vmrk)? If yes, you are only one step away from achieving your goal. We…

Figure 2. Cerebral activations time-locked to sleep spindles and correlation between spindle-related activation and Reasoning abilities. (A) Activations time-locked to sleep spindles during NREM sleep. (B) Spatial correlation maps between activations time-locked to sleep spindles and Reasoning abilities. (C) Overlap between A (red) and B (green), with the conjunction of A and B shown in yellow. Figure credit: Fang, Ray, Owen & Fogel. (2019). Brain activation time-locked to sleep spindles associated with human cognitive abilities. Frontiers in neuroscience, 13. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00046.

Simultaneous EEG-fMRI reveals neural substrates during sleep that support Fluid Intelligence

by Kristen Thompson and Dr. Stuart Fogel School of Psychology University of Ottawa 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier, Vanier Hall, Room 3046 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5 E-mail address: sfogel[at]uottawa.ca Acknowledgement This user research article summarizes the publication “Brain Activation Time-Locked to Sleep Spindles Associated With Human Cognitive Abilities“. Fang, Z., Ray, L. B., Owen, A. M., &…

Experiment Control E-Prime

Interfacing Brain Products hardware and software from your favorite experiment control software

by Dr. Alex Kreilinger Strategic Product Manager (Brain Products) Brain Products strives to ensure compatibility with a wide range of software solutions applicable in all stages of your research project. Recent collaborations with the most established designers of software solutions for stimulus presentation and experiment control make your experiments more effortless to run. With centralized…

EEG-BIDS

BIDS adopts BrainVision Core Data Format 1.0 as one of the recommended official EEG/iEEG data formats

by Stefanie Rudrich* and Jose Raul Naranjo** *Team Leader of Marketing (Brain Products) **Product Manager BrainVision Analyzer (Brain Products) Scientific experiments often result in complicated data that can be arranged in many ways. Even two researchers working in the same lab sometimes arrange their data differently. The lack of standards on how to organize and…