Event Related Potential Research in Psychiatry

  • Walton T. Roth
  • Judith M. Ford
  • Adolf Pfefferbaum
  • Thomas B. Horvath
  • Carol M. Doyle
  • Bert S. Kopell
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 9)


Over the last few years our laboratory has applied event related potential (ERP) techniques in three main research areas: psychopathology, normal aging and drugs of abuse. In this research we have used a variety of paradigms eliciting a variety of ERP components. It is a matter of efficiency to administer a battery of paradigms to subjects from populations that are difficult to select and recruit. The paradigms in a battery are chosen to elicit ERP components at various recording sites and latencies, and which reflect various stages and types of brain activity.


Event Related Potential Contingent Negative Variation Noise Burst Warning Tone Sustained Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walton T. Roth
    • 1
  • Judith M. Ford
    • 1
  • Adolf Pfefferbaum
    • 1
  • Thomas B. Horvath
    • 1
  • Carol M. Doyle
    • 1
  • Bert S. Kopell
  1. 1.Stanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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