This application note is concerned with the relationship between fMRI imaging sequences and associated physiological measurements, when subjects are monitored in the fMRI. In particular, this note addresses the impact that imaging sequence types have upon simultaneously recorded electrocardiography (ECG) and impedance cardiography (ICG) subject measurements.
Blood Oxygen Level Dependent Effect (BOLD) Imaging types—Echo Planar Imaging (EPI), Multiband (MB) Excitation, and Multiplexed-EPI (M-EPI) Sequencing—are explained, and Axial, Coronal, and Sagittal slices are reviewed.
The NICO Smart Amplifier is specifically designed to measure thoracic impedance for performing noninvasive cardiac output measurements. The amplifier terminates in two connectors for impedance (Z) and its derivative (dZ), and has a 3 m cable that connects directly to an AMI100D Amplifier Input Module. Use with EL526 strip electrodes and CBL246 adapter or with EL500 […]
The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is responsible for regulating the functions of all the body’s organs. Take a look at this month’s citations to see how to apply BIOPAC’s tools and learn techniques for ANS research… Comparable responses to a wide range of olfactory stimulation in women and men. Scientific Reports, 13(1), 9059. Lillqvist, M., Claeson, […]
BIOPAC tools are used for studies in a variety of different fields and disciplines. AcqKnowledge software is one of our universally applicable tools, used by thousands of labs around the world and cited in thousands of peer reviewed publications, such as the following studies… The psychophysiology of guilt in healthy adults. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-18. […]