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This book has 44 chapters written by 23 authors from Europe and the United States. It represents a commendable attempt at producing a one-volume, comprehensive textbook on EEG.
Many chapters are good, but some are especially clear and didactic. "Biophysical Aspects of EEG and MEG Generation" deals with its subject in a clear and well-organized fashion understandable to all readers, leaving the mathematical foundations in an appendix for those whose interests are more basic. The chapter on the EEG laboratory goes into a discussion of laboratory design and organization, including comments on reporting EEGs and handling the reports. This is a useful feature that is not commonly seen in texts on EEG. The contingent negative variation is amply discussed in a review that includes techniques and physiologic and psychological correlates, updating previous reviews by the authors of the chapters.
Some of the chapters are outstanding. The one on psychiatric disorders
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