An electroencephalogram is a recording of brain activity.
Brain cells continually send messages to each other that can be picked up as small electrical impulses on the scalp. The process of picking up and recording the impulses is known as an EEG.
A normal EEG means that you have a normal pattern of brainwave activity. An abnormal reading means that abnormal patterns of brain activity are being produced and picked up ... read more
The BSCN (founded as The EEG Society) grew out of a group which first met in January 1942 "for an informal discussion among practising electroencephalographers on the technical and clinical aspects of electroencephalography". Quarterly meetings followed, and in 1943 the group became more formally organised as the Electroencephalographic Society with Professor E.D. Adrian, OM, FRS, as the first President. The society was incorporated in April 1951. It was registered as a charity in 1983. Following a vote of the Society's members it changed its name to the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (Registered Charity No: 285946) in 1989 ... read more