EEG Dynamic Cartography of Wakefulness, Sleep and Dreams: A Movie

  • P. Etevenon
Conference paper


The time-course variability of spontaneous EEG activity over the scalp is particularly well displayed in the form of a movie showing the rapid topographic waxing and waning of electrical power. However, two problems arise. First, it is difficult to conduct a real-time experiment which involves spectral protocols for recording EEG topography changes over the scalp. The second difficulty is in providing enough successive EEG maps which may become successive frames for a specially made research movie.


Mean Amplitude Paradoxical Sleep Active Wakefulness Quiet Wakefulness Root Mean Square Amplitude 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Etevenon
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Esquirol, CHU Côte de NacreChargé de recherche INSERMCaen CedexFrance

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