Yikes. In a report designed to prove the feasibility of measuring electrodermal activity on subjects going about their daily life, at least one student showed near brain-death during class.
Am I exaggerating? Yes. But, even so, brain patterns during class matched watching TV closer than any other activity on the list. Studying and homework, lab work, and socializing got more of his attention… sleep was a veritable mental work-out compared to class.
The electroencephalogram (EEG) has been widely used in research and medicine for more than eighty years. The ability to measure the electric activity in the brain by means of electrodes on the head is a handy tool to study brain fun... Read Post
Critical Care doctors at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates studied the brain waves of seven dying patients. Each patient had normal brain activity in the moments before they were removed from life support w... Read Post