Department of Cognitive Science
When brain cells fire, they release tiny amounts of electricity that travel through the brain and scalp to escape into the outside world. This bid for freedom is very convenient because it allows us to measure a person's brain responses from outside their head. We do this using small sensors that are sewn into a soft cap.
At the ERP Faciltiy, we measure two types of brain responses: event-related potentials (ERPs) and fixation-related potentials (FRPs). An ERP is the average brain response to a particular stimulus, such as a high-pitched musical note or the photo of a face. An FRP is the average brain response to one part of a whole visual stimulus, such as the eyes in a face, or a word written in a sentence.
- People and Projects
- Information for New Users
- Neuroscan ERP System
- FRP System
- Emotiv EPOC EEG/ERP System
- Eyelink 1000 System
- Friday 31st Jul,
Professor Roy Kessels,
"Working memory deficits and compensatory mechanisms in ageing and Mild ..."
- Friday 7th Aug,
Dr Jessica Taubert,
"How important are the face patches? The relationship between fMRI ..."
- Friday 14th Aug,
Dr Patricia Morgan and Dr George Khut,
"Translating the ineffable: Philosophical and Arts-based Approaches"
- Professor Naomi (Wenkai) Chen
- Chloe Garret
- Professor Ken Forster
- Dr Oren Civier
- Dr Devin Kearns
- Robert Keys
- Professor Naama Friedmann [Previous Visitors]