EGI Summer School - Core dEEG Skills Syllabus


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Monday July 24th

08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome and Overview
09:45 Understanding the basics: The electrophysiological basis of the EEG signal
10:30 Break
10:45 Setting up your lab: Safety and Use Conditions
11:30 Setting up your lab: Introduction to hardware
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Setting up your lab: Configuring Net Station 5.3 for acquisition
14:15 Understanding the basics: Experimental design in EEG Research
15:00 Break
15:15 Setting up your lab: Configuring E-Prime for communication with Net Station
17:00 Daily question session
18:00 EGI Sponsored Event: Dinner on the patio

Tuesday July 25th

09:00 Acquiring data: HydroCel GSN application and initial data review
10:30 Break
10:45 Acquiring data: Understanding data quality
11:30 Setting up your lab: Performing timing tests
12:30 Lunch
13:30 EGI Talk: "An introduction to dense array EEG" by Don Tucker, PhD, CEO
14:45 Hands on session: HydroCel GSN application
          Coffee available in the main room from 15:15
17:00 Daily question session

Wednesday July 26th

09:00 Data Processing: Introduction to Net Station 5.3 Review
10:00 Data Processing: Interpreting your timing test results
10:15 Break
10:30 Data Processing: Initial processing of EEG data continued
11:30 Data Processing: Producing an Event-Related Potential
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Working towards analysis: How working with dEEG changes data interpretation
14:00 Working towards analysis: Exploring your ERP results
15:00 Break
15:15 Working towards analysis: Preparing for statistical analysis
17:00 Daily question session

Thursday July 27th

09:00 EGI Talk: Working with challenging populations by Marie Terrill, Clinical Product Specialist
10:00 Laboratory Housekeeping: HydroCel GSN repairs and maintenance
10:30 Break
10:45 Choose either:

  • Simultaneous EEG/fMRI acquisition
  • Infant data acquisition

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Working towards analysis: Exporting events and preparing event information for file export
15:00 Break
15:15 Working towards analysis: Exporting your data
16:00 Working towards analysis: Working with MATLAB
17:00 Daily question session 

Friday July 28th

08:30 Bus leaves from VRI for EGI Headquarters
08:45 Meet at EGI Headquarters - 500 East 4th Ave., ('EWEB'), Eugene, OR 97401
09:00 Keynote Speech: "Designing EEG/ERP Studies for Success" Peter Molfese, PhD
10:30 Break
10:45 Tour of EGI Headquarters led by Trevor Thielman, Manufacturing and Production Manager
12:15 Bus leaves from EGI to VRI
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Working towards analysis: Exploring the spectral content of your data
14:30 Break
14:45 Individual data-help session - questions to be submitted in advance by email
17.00 End of school