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June 1952

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AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1952;67(6):853-856. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1952.02320180130018

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Abstract

THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY AND CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY  The Third International Congress of Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology will meet in Boston, Aug. 18 to 21, 1953.Since Berger's classic description of the human electroencephalogram; in 1929, and Adrian's confirmation of this work, published in England in 1933, the clinical interest in electroencephalography has grown tremendously throughout the world. Enough clinical units existed in England in 1945 that a national society of electroencephalography was founded in that country. In the United States the first society was founded in 1946—the Eastern Association of Electroencephalographers and, later the same year, the national society, the American Society of Electroencephalography, was founded. At the present time there are three additional regional societies in the United States. There are national societies in France, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, and an international South American Society.In 1947, the first international congress in this field met in London, and

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