Magnetoencephalography

From Signals to Dynamic Cortical Networks

  • Selma Supek
  • Cheryl J. Aine

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Tutorials on Measurement, Physical Basis of Analysis, and Experimental Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Yong-Ho Lee, Kiwoong Kim
      Pages 3-33
    3. Samu Taulu, Juha Simola, Jukka Nenonen, Lauri Parkkonen
      Pages 35-71
    4. Leon Heller, Petr Volegov
      Pages 73-105
    5. Jens Haueisen, Thomas R. Knösche
      Pages 107-127
    6. Julia M. Stephen
      Pages 129-159
  3. Source Analysis and Multi-Modal Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Srikantan Nagarajan, Kensuke Sekihara
      Pages 163-182
    3. Seppo P. Ahlfors
      Pages 183-198
    4. John R. Iversen, Scott Makeig
      Pages 199-212
    5. David Bridwell, Vince Calhoun
      Pages 213-235
    6. Johanna M. Zumer, Daniel D. E. Wong, Adrian G. Guggisberg, Srikantan S. Nagarajan, Sarang S. Dalal
      Pages 255-262
    7. Arjan Hillebrand, Cornelis J. Stam
      Pages 263-277
    8. Lori Sanfratello, Julia Stephen, Elaine Best, Doug Ranken, Cheryl Aine
      Pages 285-307
  4. Functional Connectivity and Oscillatory Activity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Matthew J. Brookes, Mark W. Woolrich, Darren Price
      Pages 321-358

About this book

Introduction

"Magnetoencephalography (MEG) provides a time-accurate view into human brain function. The concerted action of neurons generates minute magnetic fields that can be detected---totally noninvasively---by sensitive multichannel magnetometers. The obtained millisecond accuracycomplements information obtained by other modern brain-imaging tools. Accurate timing is quintessential in normal brain function, often distorted in brain disorders. The noninvasiveness and time-sensitivityof MEG are great assets to developmental studies, as well.

This multiauthored book covers an ambitiously wide range of MEG research from introductory to advanced level, from sensors to signals, and from focal sources to the dynamics of cortical networks. Written by active practioners of this multidisciplinary field, the book contains tutorials for newcomers and chapters of new challenging methods and emerging technologies to advanced MEG users. The reader will obtain a firm grasp of the possibilities of MEG in the study of audition, vision, somatosensation, sensorimotor integration, pain, and cognitive functions both in healthy subjects and several neurological and psychiatric disorders. Development is covered from fetal and pediatric studies to the effects of aging. This volume brings fresh and welcome diversity to the existing MEG literature."

MEG book review by Riitta Hari, Academician of Science, Aalto University

Keywords

MEG, EEG, low field MRI, fMRI SQUID, MEG sensors biomagnetic forward and inverse problem biomagnetism clinical applications of MEG cortical oscillations and functional connectivity fetal MEG and pediatric neuromagnetism functional brain imaging neuromagnetic measures of perception and cognition source localization

Editors and affiliations

  • Selma Supek
    • 1
  • Cheryl J. Aine
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Science Dep. of PhysicsUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.School of Medicine Department of RadiologyUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33045-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-33044-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-33045-2
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