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MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Peter Hansen, Morten Kringelbach, and Riitta Salmelin

Abstract

Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is an exciting brain imaging technology that allows real-time tracking of neural activity, making it an invaluable tool for advancing our understanding of brain function. This introduction to MEG brings together chapters which provide the basic tools for planning and executing MEG experiments, as well as analyzing and interpreting the resulting data. Chapters on the basics describe the fundamentals of MEG and its instrumentation, and provide guidelines for designing experiments and performing successful measurements. Chapters on data analysis present it in detail, ... More

Keywords: magnetoencephalography, MEG experiments, data, oscillatory background activity, inverse problem, minimum norm estimates, spatial filters, beamformers, neuroimaging, sensory processing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195307238
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hansen, editor
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK

Morten Kringelbach, editor
University of Oxford, UK, and Aarhus University, Denmark

Riitta Salmelin, editor
Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

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