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

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Pediatric anxiety EEG Additive manufacturing Neuroimaging Hackathon 

Notes

Acknowledgements

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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