Improving EEG Form Factor in Order to Alleviate Pediatric Anxiety in Diagnostic Settings

  • Justin TannerEmail author
  • Shane Esola
  • Kenneth Veldman
Part of the Springer Series on Bio- and Neurosystems book series (SSBN, volume 10)


Pediatric anxiety is increased during medical procedures, including EEG diagnostic settings. An EEG headset is designed around a specific and common diagnostic case, attempting to incorporate methods that reduce child anxiety. The result is a minimalist form factor EEG headpiece that mounts onto sunglasses while retaining established clinical electrode placements.


Pediatric anxiety EEG Additive manufacturing Neuroimaging Hackathon 



Thank you to Dr. José L. Contreras-Vidal and Dr. José M. Azorín for the opportunity to participate in the conference Doctoral/Postdoctoral consortium. Thank you to BR4IN.IO for sponsoring this project and providing the 3D printing capabilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Biological and Health Systems EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering and MechanicsDrexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Vlamm Inc.GroningenThe Netherlands

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