To record brain activity, electrodes are put on the scalp.
The "brain waves" are shown on a computer.
All children are digitally videotaped during their EEG so that the doctor can connect questionable episodes or behaviour with brain activity. If you have any concerns about this, please speak to your technologist.
To learn more about the EEG, you can look at the EEG Photobook (PDF) or print an EEG pamphlet (PDF).
Preparing for an EEG
Your child must:
Website updated May 2012.