magnetoencephalography

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magnetoencephalography

[mag‚nēd·ō·in‚sef·ə′läg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
A method to detect the brain's electrical activity with an array of SQUID magnetometers positioned over the head.
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We are pleased to be the first institution in Spain to have an advanced system for magnetoencephalographic study of the human brain," stated Dr.
The addition of a magnetoencephalographic (MEG) scanner from Elekta, offering excellent performance in the temporal domain, will put the CBU in a highly competitive situation to meet the challenge of relating brain activity to normal and disordered cognitive function.
The researchers say that their discovery can be applied to medical purposes, such as magnetoencephalographic or magnetocardiographic techniques that are used to measure the magnetic fields created by the brain or the heart, which in order to function properly need to shield out all other existing magnetic fields.