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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1977
  • pp: 1475–1489

Steady-state evoked potentials

David Regan  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 11, pp. 1475-1489 (1977)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.67.001475


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Abstract

The advantages of steady-state EP recording include (1) speed in assessing sensory function in normal and sick infants (e.g., in amblyopia) and in sick adults (e.g., in multiple sclerosis); (2) monitoring certain activities of sensory pathways that do not intrude into conscious perception; (3) rapidly assessing sensory function when a large number of subjects must be tested (e.g., in refraction); (4) objective measurement at very high suprathreshold levels where psychophysical methods are difficult or ineffective; (5) rapidly assessing sensory function in normal subjects when EP variability and nonstationarity preculde lengthy experiments; and (6) providing a speedy objective equivalent to behavioral test in animals.

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David Regan, "Steady-state evoked potentials," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1475-1489 (1977)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-67-11-1475


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