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OpenEEG project

OpenEEG project
About the project Many people are interested in what is called neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback training, a generic mental training method which makes the trainee consciously aware of the general activity in the brain. This method shows great potential for improving many mental capabilities and exploring consciousness. Other people want to do experiments with brain-computer interfaces or just want to have a look at their brain at work. Unfortunately, commercial EEG devices are generally too expensive to become a hobbyist tool or toy. The OpenEEG project is about making plans and software for do-it-yourself EEG devices available for free (as in GPL). Right now, this site is mostly about the hardware; schematics, part lists, building instructions etc. Some regulatory business Commercial and clinical EEG devices must live up to certain standards. In other words, if you decide to build and use one -- the responsibility is yours.

Arduino-Brain-Library Human Trial Suspended Animation Treatment Set to Begin at Mass General EEGLAB EEGLAB provides an interactive graphic user interface (GUI) allowing users to flexibly and interactively process their high-density EEG and other dynamic brain data using independent component analysis (ICA) and/or time/frequency analysis (TFA), as well as standard averaging methods. EEGLAB also incorporates extensive tutorial and help windows, plus a command history function that eases users' transition from GUI-based data exploration to building and running batch or custom data analysis scripts. EEGLAB offers a wealth of methods for visualizing and modeling event-related brain dynamics, both at the level of individual EEGLAB 'datasets' and/or across a collection of datasets brought together in an EEGLAB 'studyset.' For experienced Matlab users, EEGLAB offers a structured programming environment for storing, accessing, measuring, manipulating and visualizing event-related EEG data. EEGLAB Statistics EEGLAB Workshops EEGLAB Development Feedback?

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BCI2000 What is BCI2000? BCI2000 is a general-purpose system for brain-computer interface (BCI) research. It can also be used for data acquisition, stimulus presentation, and brain monitoring applications. Mission The mission of the BCI2000 project is to facilitate research and applications in the areas described above. Vision Our vision is that BCI2000 will become a widely used software tool for diverse areas of real-time biosignal processing. Availability The BCI2000 system is available for free for non-profit research and educational purposes. BCI2000 development has been sponsored by a NIH (NIBIB/NINDS) Bioengineering Research Partnership grant to Jonathan Wolpaw and a NIH (NIBIB) R01 grant to Gerwin Schalk.

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