WHAT IS MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPHY (MEG)?



BACKGROUND

SPATIAL FILTERING METHODS IN MEG
PART 1: THEORY AND BACKGROUND (PDF)
PART 2: BEAMFORMER ANALYSIS AND THE BRAINWAVE TOOLBOX (PDF)
PART 3: TEMPLATE NORMALIZATION AND GROUP ANALYSIS (PDF)


SUGGESTED READING

Barnes, G.R., Hillebrand, A., 2003. Statistical flattening of beamformer images. Hum. Brain Mapp. 18, 1–12.

Brookes M., Vrba J., Robinson S., Stevenson C., Peters A., Barnes A., Morris P. (2008) Optimising experimental design for MEG beamformer imaging. NeuroImage 39: 1788-1802.

Cheyne, D.O. (2013). MEG studies of sensorimotor rhythms: A review. Experimental Neurology, 245, 27-39. (PDF)

Cheyne D., Bakhtazad L. and Gaetz W. (2006) Spatiotemporal mapping of cortical activity accompanying voluntary movements using an event-related beamforming approach Human Brain Mapping 27: 213-229.

Cheyne D., Bostan AC., Gaetz W, Pang EW. (2007) Event-related beamforming: A robust method for presurgical functional mapping using MEG Clinical Neurophysiology, Vol 118 pp. 1691-1704.

Gross, J., Kujala, J., Hamalainen, M., Timmermann, L., Schnitzler, A., Salmelin, R., 2001. Dynamic imaging of coherent sources: studying neural interactions in the human brain. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 98 (2), 694–699.

Herdman A., Cheyne D. (2009) A practical guide for MEG and Beamforming. In. Handy T. Brain Signal Analysis MIT Press pp. 99-140

Hillebrand, A., Singh, K.D., Holliday, I.E., Furlong, P.L., Barnes, G.R., 2005. A new approach to neuroimaging with magnetoencephalography. Hum. Brain Mapp. 25, 199–211.

Hillebrand, A., Barnes, G.R., 2003. The use of anatomical constraints with MEG beamformers. NeuroImage 20, 2302–2313.

Robinson, S. and Vrba J. (1999). Functional neuroimaging by synthetic aperture magnetometry. Nenonen J, Ilmoniemi RJ, Katila T, editors. Proceedings of Biomag 2000 Conference. p 302-305.

Sekihara, K., Nagarajan, S.S., Poeppel, D., Marantz, A., Miyashita, Y. (2001) Reconstructing spatio-temporal activities of neural sources using an MEG vector beamformer technique. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 48, 760-771.

Van Veen, B.D., van Drongelen, W., Yuchtman, M., Suzuki, A., (1997) Localization of brain electrical activity via linearly constrained minimum variance spatial filtering. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 44, 867-880.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Cheyne, D. (2008). Imaging the neural control of voluntary movement using MEG. Coordination: Neural, Behavioral and Social Dynamics. Understanding Complex Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 137-160. (PDF)

Cheyne, D.O. & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2013). Chapter II: Magnetoencephalography and magnetic source imaging. Papanicolaou, A.C. (Ed). Functional Brain Imaging in Cognitive Neurosciences and Neuropsychology. Oxford University Press. (Submitted). (PDF)