The In-the-Ear Recording Concept: User-Centered and Wearable Brain Monitoring

  title={The In-the-Ear Recording Concept: User-Centered and Wearable Brain Monitoring},
  author={David Looney and Preben Kidmose and Cheolsoo Park and Michael Ungstrup and Mike Lind Rank and Karin Rosenkranz and Danilo P. Mandic},
  journal={IEEE Pulse},
The integration of brain monitoring based on electroencephalography (EEG) into everyday life has been hindered by the limited portability and long setup time of current wearable systems as well as by the invasiveness of implanted systems (e.g. intracranial EEG). We explore the potential to record EEG in the ear canal, leading to a discreet, unobtrusive, and user-centered approach to brain monitoring. The in-the-ear EEG (Ear-EEG) recording concept is tested using several standard EEG paradigms… 

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