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Offline nritv

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How are brain waves recorded?
« on: 28/12/2011 18:57:00 »
Hello All

I am new to this forum and please help me if this is not the correct place to ask this question.

I am doing research on Meditation experts. I would like to  record the brain waves of a Meditation Expert.

1. What is the best way to record the Brain waves?

I did little research on EEG(electroencephalogram)  and it seems to be a time tested and proven way to record the activity of the brain.

I am looking for any other method to record the energy/electric fields/waves produced by the Person who is in deep meditation. Can EMF (electromagnetic fields) be an additional choice to record the electric fields?

Would appreciate if anybody can shed some light on the above. I do not mind  paying for the services of an expert.

Thanks for your help!
« Last Edit: 07/01/2012 11:19:24 by chris »


 

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Re: Recording Brain Waves
« Reply #1 on: 30/12/2011 00:11:35 »
There is probably a lot of data on this already, and probably even PET scans of people while meditating. I would research it first before to see what has already been done and what direction you might want to take it.
 

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Re: Recording Brain Waves
« Reply #2 on: 30/12/2011 04:34:40 »
There are multi-channel EEG's that can do some localization of brain waves. 

PET scans are very good at localizing brain activity. 
FMRI can also be used to localize brain activity, without the radioactive contrast media required for PET scans.

 

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