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Magnetoencephalography

"Magnetoencephalography" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The measurement of magnetic fields over the head generated by electric currents in the brain. As in any electrical conductor, electric fields in the brain are accompanied by orthogonal magnetic fields. The measurement of these fields provides information about the localization of brain activity which is complementary to that provided by ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY. Magnetoencephalography may be used alone or together with electroencephalography, for measurement of spontaneous or evoked activity, and for research or clinical purposes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Magnetoencephalography" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Magnetoencephalography" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 289 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2012
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