Analysis of Psychological Stability and EEG-Based Control Efficacy of Infants by Stimulation Technique-Infant Car Seat Seating Environment
Infant car seats provide safety and comfort to infants seated in cars. Nonetheless, these seats will fail to provide comfort unless infants adapt themselves to the seats. To resolve such problems, various types of infant car seats have been rolled out in the market, which combine the effects of vibration and sound, etc. However, it is unclear whether the infants are seated in these car seats longer than in existing car seats, due to their psychological stability, anxiety, or curiosity towards such novelties. In this study, we analyzed EEG-based psychological stability through various techniques of stimulation applied by infant car seats and proposed new stimulation techniques that will allow infants to be seated in infant car seats for prolonged periods of time, in a psychologically stable state. These techniques can be used in various fields, such as neurofeedback therapy, in the period ahead.
KeywordsInfant car seat Electroencephalogram (EEG) Brain-activated state Psychological stability
This work was supported by the sabbatical research grant from Daegu Catholic University in 2015.
This experiment was conducted in compliance with the research ethics rules, with the consent of the subject’s legal representative, with sufficient explanation regarding the experiment.
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