[Neuroscience] Re: How to record EEG & EMG on mice?

jalegris at sympatico.ca jalegris at sympatico.ca
Sat Jul 29 16:02:09 EST 2006

Hu Ji wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to record EEG&EMG simultaneously to monitor sleep or awake status of mice.
> I have a setup can use to record four channels of signals on behaving mice.
> There are some questions:
> For EEG recording,
> Where I should choose to be groud?
> I want to choose occipital cortex(2-3mm lateral to the midline, 2mm posterior to bregma) and cerebellum(at midline, 1mm posterior) as recording site. And then use the potential from cerebellum subtract occipital as EEG. Am I right?
> For EMG recording,
> I insert two wires into the neckmuscle. Should I subtract potential from these two wires or plus them?
> Thank you in advance!
> Jim

Have you seen this? It may save you some headaches (the mouse too):


Joe Legris

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