Age and Sex Related EEG Configurations in Normal Subjects

  • P. Flor-Henry
  • Z. J. Koles
  • J. R. Reddon
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 130)


In an earlier study of the EEG characteristics of normal subjects with a 4-electrode montage (Flor-Henry and Koles, 1982) we reported that women had more EEG power than men, increased EEG coherence and a pattern of relatively greater left hemispheric activation, men showing relatively greater right hemispheric activation. These effects were independent of handedness. In the present investigation, in order to examine further the influence of age and sex on the EEG, we analysed the EEG of a new sample of normal subjects with an 8-electrode montage during various cognitive conditions. The samples consist entirely of dextrals. A future study will evaluate the influence of handedness on the EEG.


Block Design Power Ratio Clinical Neurophysiology Normal Female Scalp Location 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Flor-Henry
    • 1
  • Z. J. Koles
    • 2
  • J. R. Reddon
    • 1
  1. 1.Alberta Hospital EdmontonEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Applied Sciences in MedicineUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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