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Stimulation Techniques for Researchers

Date
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Location
Online: Watch On-demand

Learn How To Build Stim Experiments

Watch this presentation if you are performing stimulation and would like to learn more about the techniques and options for different strategies. We will review electrical, auditory, visual, haptic, and olfactory stimulation types along with BIOPAC’s NEW thermal stimulator. BIOPAC will present a live demonstration of the different types of stimulation that can be delivered and controlled from BIOPAC’s AcqKnowledge software.   This live demonstration showing setup and recording will provide a detailed overview of the stimulator software in AcqKnowledge. Subject preparation for several stimulation techniques will be discussed and shown during the demo. Plus, we’ll present how third-party stimulators interact with AcqKnowledge software.

What you will learn

  • Stim-response theory and best practices
  • Explanation of Stim options
  • How to collect meaningful data and how to mark events
  • How to create stimulus paradigms within AcqKnowledge
  • Advanced options

Speakers

  • Frazer Findlay, CEO of BIOPAC
  • Mickey Rowe, Ph.D, Chief Support Technician, BIOPAC

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About the Speakers

Frazer Findlay BIOPAC CEO

Frazer Findlay is CEO of BIOPAC and has more than 25 years’ experience in life science data acquisition and analysis. Frazer is a well-regarded expert in the physiology monitoring industry and has facilitated workshops in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He is familiar with a variety of software, equipment, and laboratory protocols for a wide array of signals and measurements. Frazer joined BIOPAC in 1996 when he moved from the UK to Santa Barbara as Domestic Sales Manager. He became CEO in 2008 and has continued to develop and grow the business while also working with physiology measurement and biometric companies to improve the physiology monitoring industry.

BIOPAC Chief Support Tech

Mickey Rowe, Ph.D., is BIOPAC’s lead Support Technician. He is in the trenches with researchers and educators every day, helping them configure their experiments and setup equipment. Mickey earned his bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University where he majored in Biomedical Engineering.  From there he went on to the University of Pennsylvania to obtain a Ph.D. in Neuroscience.  After postdoctoral work at the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior at Indiana University, Bloomington and later the Department of Psychology at UC Santa Barbara, Mickey worked as a research associate in the Neuroscience Research Institute at UC Santa Barbara.

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