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What does the backgorund frequency in an EEG tell you?

k.renstein kenneth.grant at worldnet.att.net
Sun Mar 28 06:31:39 EST 1999


poin t well taken!
F. Frank LeFever <flefever at ix.netcom.com> wrote in message
news:7dk92u$qi2 at dfw-ixnews12.ix.netcom.com...
>
> I didn't "frown" on the question; I simply tried to summarize the long
> history of this idea rather succinctly.
>
> Just like the cold fusion idea, there are some who continue to believe
> in it, but most do not.
>
> As the report from the Polish Academy of Sciences said, "There is no
> scientific evidence that two men can produce a child--BUT, the
> experiments continue!"
>
> Should I "smile" on the question by saying "Oh, yes, what a novel--and
> probably correct--idea" ?
>
> To the extent that generalized EEG slowing can be indicative of
> impaired function (in a wide variety of pathological conditions), it is
> reasonable to think that there might be such a link, but so far as I
> know, it has been difficult to demonstrate one.  However, it may be
> that the problem lies more with definition and measurement of
> "intelligence" than with measurement of EEG parameters.
>
> F. Frank LeFever, Ph.D.
> New York Neuropsychology Grooup
>
>
> In <7dj3vc$okl at bgtnsc03.worldnet.att.net> "k.renstein"
> <kenneth.grant at worldnet.att.net> writes:
> >
> >This idea came from a neurologist i once knew. And Mr. Lefever, why do
> frown
> >on questions from others trying to learn more?
> >F. Frank LeFever <flefever at ix.netcom.com> wrote in message
> >news:7devh2$egb at sjx-ixn10.ix.netcom.com...
> >> In <7dej6i$htd$1 at bgtnsc01.worldnet.att.net> "k.renstein"
> >> <kenneth.grant at worldnet.att.net> writes:
> >> >
> >> >I have been told EEG freq. can be linked with intelligence.. is
> this
> >> true?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> I think the history of this idea is a little bit like the history of
> >> cold fusion...
> >>
> >> F. LeFever
> >
> >
>





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