How is a Brain Map performed?
Brain Mapping equipment consists of a computer screen, software, specialized hardware to read brain electrical activity, and a cloth cap with lead wires. A cloth cap is placed on the patient’s head which contains multiple holes. A conductive gel fills the holes to allow the sensitive wires to read the electrical activity known as brain waves. Data is collected over a period of 3-5 minutes with both the eyes closed and eyes opened. The data is saved and sent to a database for comparison and development of a report with description of the multiple brain waves across the whole brain. The test takes roughly 30-45 minutes to complete.