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EEG electrode nomenclature

Topic: Pharmacology

Created on Wednesday, July 26 2006 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, January 3 2007.

Using the nomenclature of the 10-20 system, what is the name of the EEG electrode highlighted in red in this illustration?


 
        A) C3
 
        B) T6
 
        C) O1
 
        D) O2
 
        E) T3
 

 


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This question was created on July 26, 2006 by jdmiles.
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A) c3

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C3 is shown in red in the image below:
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B) t6

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T6 is shown in red in the image below:
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C) o1

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The following diagram displays the placement of electrodes in the 10-20 system.

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D) o2

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O2 is shown in red in the image below:
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E) t3

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T3 is shown in red in the image below:
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References:

1. Fisch, B. (1999). Fisch and Spehlmann's EEG Primer. 3rd revised and enlarged edition. Elsevier, Amsterdam. (ISBN:0444821481)Advertising:
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pharmacology
EEG electrode nomenclature
Question ID: 727200601
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 07/26/2006
Modified: 01/03/2007
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