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EEG in the Trauma & Resilience Lab

Dr. Kate Nooner, Principal Investigator

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What is Electroencephalography (EEG)?

An EEG is a safe, non-invasive method to measure the electrical brain waves.

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While the researchers get ready, participants watch cartoons and relax.


To make sure the cap fits comfortably, the researchers measure the participant's head and gently wipe the child's face.

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A little cool gel is gently put into the holes in the cap. It feels gooey, but does not hurt.


Participants sit quietly while the researcher starts the EEG.

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When the EEG is done, participants get a small prize and an award.


For more information, here's a quick EEG guide!

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