Functional Laterality

Depressive symptoms and baseline prefrontal EEG alpha activity: a study utilizing Ecological Momentary Assessment.

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Feb 01, 2008

Prefrontal cortex (PFC) electroencephalography (EEG) alpha asymmetry has been found in individuals with major depression. However, EEG activity has never been examined in regard to specific depressive symptoms.

Hand preference for sending mobile-phone text messages: associations with sex, writing hand, and throwing hand.

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Jun 05, 2009

Hand preference for sending mobile-phone text messages ("texting") and its relationship with hand preference for other activities were investigated in a questionnaire study with 886 participants.

Inguinal hernias can be accurately diagnosed using the parent's digital photographs when the physical examination is nondiagnostic.

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Dec 16, 2009

PURPOSE: Inguinal hernias in infants and children may not be evident during visits to the pediatric surgeon's office. Preoperative photographic confirmation of the hernia may be helpful and accurate.

Acute mobile phone operation affects neural function in humans.

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Sep 27, 2002

Mobile phones (MP) are used extensively and yet little is known about the effects they may have on human physiology. There have been conflicting reports regarding the relation between MP use and the electroencephalogram (EEG).

A novel approach to ambulatory monitoring: investigation into the quantity and control of everyday walking in patients with subacute stroke.

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Jan 03, 2011

BACKGROUND: Promoting whole body activities, such as walking, can help improve recovery after stroke. However, little information exists regarding the characteristics of daily walking in patients enrolled in rehabilitation poststroke.