Accession Number : ADA191244

Title :   The Event-Related Brain Potential as an Index of Information Processing and Cognitive Activity: A Program of Basic Research.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 87,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV CHAMPAIGN COGNITIVE PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY LAB

Personal Author(s) : Donchin, Emanuel ; Coles, Michael ; Kramer, Arthur

PDF Url : ADA191244

Report Date : 29 Feb 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 917

Abstract : This report describes research conducted in Cognitive Psychophysiology. Our primary mission has been to develop an understanding of the Event-Related Brain Potential (ERP) so that it can be used in the study of human cognitive function and in the assessment of man-machine interactions. To this end, we have conducted research in the following areas: The use of ERPs in the study of attention and skill acquisition, The use of ERPs in the study of mental chronometry, The use of ERPs in the study of mental resources and workload, The use of ERPs in the study of memory, The development of animal model of the P300 component, The use of ERPs as a communication channel. Listed are all chapters, papers, abstracts and presentations that were published, submitted, or in preparation in 1987. Keywords: Memory; Information processing; Brain function.

Descriptors :   *COGNITION, *INFORMATION PROCESSING, *PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, ACQUISITION, ANIMALS, ATTENTION, BRAIN, FUNCTIONS, HUMANS, INDEXES, INTERACTIONS, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, MEMORY DEVICES, MENTAL ABILITY, MISSIONS, MODELS, RESOURCES, SKILLS, WORKLOAD

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE