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Towards Optimal Recording and Analysis of the Mismatch Negativity

Sinkkonen J.a,b · Tervaniemi M.b

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aBioMag Laboratory, Medical Engineering Center, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, and bCognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland

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Audiol Neurootol 2000;5:235–246

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Published online: May 19, 2000
Issue release date: May – August

Number of Print Pages: 12
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1420-3030 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9700 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/AUD

Abstract

In this paper, the conceptual and practical issues related to the measurement of mismatch negativity (MMN) are discussed from the viewpoint of cost-efficiency. First, various criteria for efficiency or optimality of measurements are described, including reliability and signal-to-noise ratio. Then a critical look is taken at some currently used concepts and data analysis methods. Practical guidelines for the measurement and analysis of MMN are given, complementing the earlier reviews on the subject. Finally, reliability studies on MMN are critically reviewed.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Paper

Published online: May 19, 2000
Issue release date: May – August

Number of Print Pages: 12
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1420-3030 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9700 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/AUD


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