Brain Byte


  • Published25 Sep 2020
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Through electrodes on the scalp, scientists can measure the brain’s electrical activity.

Brain Bytes showcase essential facts about neuroscience.

EEG brain byte
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Image "EEG electrode placement to patient during EEG record, Electroencephalogram (EEG)" by Chaikom/Shutterstock

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