An event-related potential (ERP) is any stereotyped electrophysiological response to an internal or external stimulus. More simply, it is any measured brain response that is directly the result of a thought or perception. ERPs can be reliably measured using electroencephalography (EEG), a procedure that measures electrical activity of the brain through the skull and scalp. Electroencephalography creates a set of lines, called brain waves, that is used to look at brain activity. Measuring differences in brain waves allows researchers to study changes in brain activity in response to stimuli.
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Carissa Cascio, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Alexander Conley, Ph.D.
Research Instructor, Center for Cognitive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Blythe A. Corbett, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology
Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics
Gary Jacobson, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences
Sasha Key, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Associate Director, IDDRC Translational Neuroimaging Core C; Director, VKC Psychophysiology Lab
Sarika Peters, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Mark Wallace, Ph.D.
Louise B. McGavock Endowed Chair; Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology; Dean, Vanderbilt University Graduate School
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