Photic stimulator (stroboscope) made by Scophony o


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Xenon lamp from a photic stimulator (stroboscope), made by Scophony of Wells in 1950. Used at the Burden Neurological
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Photic stimulator (stroboscope) made by Scophony of Wells in 1950. Used at Burden Neurological Institute with EEG recorder and EEG averagers to investigate epilepsy as well as the way the healthy brain processes stimuli. Flashes were produced singly or repetitively up to a rate of about 30 flashes per second by the discharge of a capacitor through a Xenon lamp. Includes Xenon lamp, rectangular capacitor box, and trapezoidal control box.


Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
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