magnetoencephalography

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​en·​ceph·​a·​log·​ra·​phy | \ mag-ˌnē-tō-in-ˌse-fə-ˈlä-grə-fē How to pronounce magnetoencephalography (audio) , -ˌne-\

Definition of magnetoencephalography

: a noninvasive technique that detects and records the magnetic field associated with electrical activity in the brain

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Initially, most evidence for mirroring in humans was derived from studies that probed the activity of millions of neurons simultaneously, using techniques such as fMRI, EEG, magnetoencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Quanta Magazine, "How the Brain Links Gestures, Perception and Meaning," 25 Mar. 2019 Scientists at University College London have created a prototype of a lightweight, easier-to-use version of a magnetoencephalography, or MEG, brain scanner. Megan Thielking, STAT, "Worn like a helmet, a new brain scanner aims to make it easier to treat kids with epilepsy," 21 Mar. 2018 Robin Carhart-Harris, the neuroscientist who led the psilocybin study, reported new findings at the conference from a study that used a method called magnetoencephalography, which tracks brain activity with better time resolution than fMRI does. Greg Miller, WIRED, "Open Your Mind to the New Psychedelic Science," 26 Apr. 2013 Hadjikhani is now seeking funding for a study that will use magnetoencephalography, eye-tracking and other behavioral tests to further explore eye contact avoidance in autism. Rita Giordano, Philly.com, "Study: Overstimulation, not indifference, makes eye contact hard for people with autism," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of magnetoencephalography

1968, in the meaning defined above

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magnetoencephalography

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​en·​ceph·​a·​log·​ra·​phy | \ -in-ˌsef-ə-ˈläg-rə-fē How to pronounce magnetoencephalography (audio) \
plural magnetoencephalographies

Medical Definition of magnetoencephalography

: a noninvasive technique that detects and records the magnetic field associated with electrical activity in the brain abbreviation MEG

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