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Amplitude modulation (AM) analysis defines precisely the EEG signal envelope changes at sampling frequency. Here we demonstrate mathematically that event-related desynchronization (ERD) corresponds to the integration of AM-EEG. We applied this new approach to a group of 12 healthy human volunteers hearing repeated auditory stimuli and statistically compared(More)
The aim of this paper was to investigate and compare the EEG mechanisms underlying the perceptual and semantic processes involved in environmental and language sounds perception by manipulating the degree of identification of sounds and using the ERD (event-related desynchronization) method in healthy subjects. Four types of stimuli were analyzed:(More)
In aging and in osteoporosis, decreased bone density is associated with decreased bone mass. However, changes in the bone mineral phase remain a matter for investigation. In particular, it is unknown whether bone mineral loss is directly related to reduction in bone mass or associated with changes in the concentration of mineral elements in mineralized bone(More)
The aim of this study was to analyze the timing and topography of brain activity in relation to the cognitive processing of different types of auditory information. We specifically investigated the effects of familiarity on environmental sound identification, an issue which has been little studied with respect to cognitive processes, neural substrates, and(More)
UNLABELLED MR-based diffusion- and perfusion-weighted imaging (DWI/PWI) has become the standard imaging technique to assess the individual brain pathophysiological status in acute ischemic stroke. The finding of a "mismatch" with larger PWI than DWI abnormality is thought to reflect the presence of tissue at-risk of infarction, i.e., penumbra. However,(More)
A national survey has regrouped 33 cases of anorexia nervosa (AN) with osseous investigations, in particular an absorptiometry of the lumbar spine. 2 groups have been defined: 25 patients without fracture (F-) and 8 patients with osteoporotic fractures (F+), including 5 cases with 12 vertebral fractures and 5 with non vertebral fractures: 31/33 have a low(More)
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