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The necessity of psychophysiological research in ergonomics has gradually been recognized in Japan. In this paper, frontal midline theta rhythm (Fm-theta) and eyeblinking are recommended as tools in this field, especially for assessing workers' attention concentration, mental workload, fatigue, and interest during VDT work at the workplace and playing video(More)
A 63-year-old male presented with a cerebral arteriovenous malformation in the dominant motor area which subsequently disappeared spontaneously. He had suffered from epileptic attacks in his right extremities for 2 years before he first presented aged 53 years. He was treated with anticonvulsants and was followed up. Bleeding from the cerebral arteriovenous(More)
We report a patient with cerebral cysticercosis treated with praziquantel. The patient, a 30-year-old man, was admitted to our hospital with a 12-year-history of generalized convulsion. MRI of the brain showed multiple cysts and the largest one in the right frontal lobe measured 3 cm in diameter. The intensity of cyst contents was same as that of the CSF on(More)
Three experiments were conducted to examine eye-blink activity during the hypnotic state. The results were as follows: (1) eye-blink rate was dramatically reduced during the hypnotic as compared to the nonhypnotic state, (2) blink-rate variability between events (for example, the task and rest period) was smaller under the hypnotic than under the(More)