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Brain research: measuring microsleeps

In this 2007 video, Richard Jones from the Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research discusses using EEG (electroencephalogram testing) to measure microsleeps, small lapses of several seconds at a time. The Van der Veer Institute became part of the New Zealand Brain Research Institute in 2011.

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Derek Dow, 'Medical research - Independent research bodies, 1920s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Derek Dow, published 22 Oct 2014