Can psychopathy be 'seen' on EEG? Using neurofeedback, can some of the negative qualities associated with psychopathy be changed? A new study contributes to science’s aim to find 'biological signatures' of mental illness.
“Of all the labs I've worked in. I've never worked in one where there has been a formal policy written about when to do the EEG in regards to dialysis,” says Petra Davidson, an EEG tech and researcher. She tells us why and what techs should do in the meantime.
The novel coronavirus pandemic, in particular the neurological effects of COVID-19, and the work of neurodiagnostic technologists are the common threads running through our most-read stories this year.
A former hotel manager turned neurophysiology unit lead explores how good hospitality helps improve patient satisfaction and grow business. Having happier techs who know they can give their patients the clinical care they deserve enables them to go the extra mile.
Many often turn to natural remedies in their attempts to relieve symptoms and use of essential oils is gaining in popularity. In a new study, scientists are using electroencephalography (EEG) to find out just how these oils impact the brain.
Skin safety is a big concern in the EEG community all year long. But during November, American Diabetes Month, it's a good time to focus on your diabetic patients, as they are some of the most vulnerable to skin injury and infection.
A group of researchers out of Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital recently established that electroencephalography (EEG) can also be used to determine brain age. That can serve as a biomarker for other brain processes.
The quicker medical care is given, the more lives are saved and the less disability people suffer. What many do not know is that this phrase also applies to cases of epilepsy where EEG techs play vital roles.