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evoked potential

A type of EEG response, either generated in the primary sensory areas of the brain, initiated by a sensory stimulus, and called a sensory or exogenous potential, or generated elsewhere in ...

evoked potential

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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... potential n. A type of EEG response, either generated in the primary sensory areas of the brain, initiated by a sensory stimulus, and called a sensory or exogenous potential, or generated elsewhere in the brain, initiated by cognitive activity, and called an event-related or endogenous potential. It is conventionally plotted as an amplitude change over time and symbolized by a letter followed by a number, thus the second positive evoked potential occurring 200 milliseconds after the initiating event is written either P2 (because it is the second...

visual evoked potential

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...evoked potential n . An evoked potential elicited by a visual stimulus. See also nerve conduction velocity . VEP abbrev...

average evoked potential

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...evoked potential n. The fluctuation in amplitude of an evoked potential , averaged over a large number of separate readings to eliminate random noise ( 2 ) . Also called an average evoked response ( AER ). See also event-related potential , n140 , n400 , p50 , p200 , p300 , p600 , string length . AEP ...

vestibular evoked myogenic potential test

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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2020
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...evoked myogenic potential test ( VEMP ) a test used to measure the response of the saccule . It is used in the diagnosis of superior canal dehiscence syndrome , Ménière’s disease , and other disorders of the inner...

vestibular evoked myogenic potential test

vestibular evoked myogenic potential test   Quick reference

Phil Gomersall

A Dictionary of Audiology (2 ed.)

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2016
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241 words

...vestibular evoked myogenic potential test ( VEMP ) An evoked potential test used in the assessment of otolithic function. A short-latency change in a myogenic potential is recorded in response to a transient high-intensity sound (typically a click) or an impulsive impact, such as the tapping of a tendon hammer on the skull. The origin is the otoliths (saccule and utricle), inside the vestibular part of the inner ear. Stimulation of the otoliths in this manner results in non-voluntary alterations to the activity of various muscles, and these can be measured...

evoked potential

evoked potential  

A type of EEG response, either generated in the primary sensory areas of the brain, initiated by a sensory stimulus, and called a sensory or exogenous potential, or generated elsewhere in the brain, ...
evoked potentials

evoked potentials   Reference library

A. M. Halliday

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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...These photically evoked potentials were the first of the ‘specific’ sensory evoked potentials to be recorded in man. The two decades following Berger's discovery of the alpha rhythm were marked by an increasing pace of advance in knowledge of the electrical activity of the brain. The potentials evoked by sensory stimulation in the specific visual, auditory, and somatosensory receiving areas in the cortex were studied in the exposed brains of animals, and became accessible to study in man when methods of separating out the small potentials from the larger...

average evoked potential

average evoked potential  

The fluctuation in amplitude of an evoked potential, averaged over a large number of separate readings to eliminate random noise (2). Also called an average evoked response (AER). See also N140, ...
visual evoked potential

visual evoked potential  

An evoked potential elicited by a visual stimulus. See also nerve conduction velocity. VEP abbrev.
vestibular evoked myogenic potential test

vestibular evoked myogenic potential test  

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(VEMP) a test used to measure the response of the saccule. It is used in the diagnosis of superior canal dehiscence syndrome), Ménière’s disease, and other disorders of the inner ear.
Popular Culture

Popular Culture   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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5,520 words
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Oxford University Press

...With brief exceptions he lived in a world bounded by the village of his birth and the nearby rural town of Stamford; his poetry evoked with vivid specificity the landscape, idiom, songs, and folk-ways of the fen country. Pierce Egan, by contrast, was the son of an Irish roadmaker living in Holborn. His only education was as a printer's apprentice and hack of *street literature ; the vivid social world of his writings was evoked from the sporting venues, alehouses, theatres, and bordellos located in the couple of square miles around Piccadilly. Joanna...

Viewing

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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6,051 words
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Oxford University Press

...within this brief statement are striking. The traditionally privileged space of the collector and patron, a gallery that stands as an embodiment of ‘royal munificence’, is placed under stress by a diverse and as yet unidentified body of spectators. The spring exhibition evokes the conventions and mores of noble patronage and private display but, unusually, does so in the creation of a public spectacle. The combination is clearly an unsettling one for the exhibition's organizers. The viewing public is obliquely situated between the monarch and a...

Amos

Amos   Reference library

Jennifer M. Dines and Jennifer M. Dines

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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10,215 words
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Oxford University Press

...(evoked only in 2:4 ). vv. 11–12 , prophets and nazirites were further divine gifts ( cf. Deut 18:15–19 ; the same verb, ‘raise up’, occurs). They are the central element in vv. 6–16 (Bovati and Meynet 1994 : 45 ). For the nazirite vow, see Num 6:1–21 . The rhetorical question leads the addressees to condemn their own actions ( cf. 5:14; 9:10 ): Israelites (the inclusive ‘people of Israel’ occurs for the first time) stand accused of corrupting nazirites and silencing prophets (the two groups are linked only here), i.e. neutralizing potential...

Hebrews

Hebrews   Reference library

Harold W. Attridge and Harold W. Attridge

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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22,421 words
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Oxford University Press

...of many’ evokes Isa 53:12; cf. Mk 10:45; Rom 5:19 . Early Christians expected His coming a ‘second time’; cf. Mk 13:24–7; Acts 1:10–11; 1 Cor 15:23–4; Rev 1:7 . ( 10:1–10 ) The True Sacrifice The final stage of the exposition of Jer 31 indicates that Christ inaugurated the new and interior covenant by an act of conformity to God's will. v. 1 , for the old as ‘shadow’ see 8:5 . The contrast between a shadow and the ‘true form’ ( eikōn ) may derive from Plato's discussion of language ( Cra. 439 a ). The homilist playfully exploits the potential of the...

Sensibility

Sensibility   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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7,039 words
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Oxford University Press

...a new image of social personality’, based ‘upon the exchange of forms of mobile property and upon modes of consciousness suited to a world of moving objects’. In the view of contemporaries, this new image was brought about by the multiplying ‘encounters with things and persons’, evoking ‘passions and refining them into manners’, experienced in turn as male sensibility. Commercial capitalists changed their manners in fostering new modes of mass mannerliness among customers—both groups primed to change by appetite, by mobility, by religion, by successful...

Colossians

Colossians   Reference library

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, OP and Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, OP

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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10,129 words
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Oxford University Press

...all Pauline letters, with the exception of Galatians, 1 Timothy, and Titus, the address is followed by a report on how Paul has thanked God for the recipients. When the formula ‘I give thanks to the gods’ appears in contemporary letters it is never a banal convention and always evokes what is upmost in the writer's mind ( Schubert 1939 : 173 ). Similarly in Paul. The thanksgiving is designed to win the favour of the readers—and so parallels the rhetorical exordium —but the compliments carefully reflect Paul's assessment of the state of the community, and...

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra   Reference library

Michael Dobson and Anthony Davies

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
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3,330 words
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Oxford University Press
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...of character and incident, the play is remarkable for the degree to which its poetry—dense in metaphor, unprecedentedly free in versification—defies its onstage drama, with key events (including most of Antony and Cleopatra’s time together, and the decisive battle of Actium) evoked in language rather than shown on stage. The lovers’ glamorous past seems as significant as the coldly rational present (personified by the efficient Octavius Caesar) in which they are being defeated: during the last act Cleopatra’s poetic invocation of a heroic Antony seeks to...

Richard II

Richard II   Reference library

Michael Dobson, Will Sharpe, Anthony Davies, and Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
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2,895 words
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Oxford University Press
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...to expiate the crime of Richard’s murder. Artistic features: The play is remarkable among the histories for the carefully planned symmetry of its structure (by which, in effect, Richard and Bolingbroke exchange places) and for the formality, rhetorical and ceremonial, by which it evokes a lost medieval world. Many of its set-piece speeches, much anthologized, have become classics in their own right, most famously Gaunt’s ‘This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle…’ (2.1.40–68), and Richard’s ‘Let’s talk of graves, of worms and epitaphs…’ (3.2.141–73)....

Revelation

Revelation   Reference library

Richard Bauckham and R. N. Whybray

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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23,754 words
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Oxford University Press

...the book sees accomplished. ‘The Alpha and the Omega’ (the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet; also in 21:6; 22:13 ) is equivalent to ‘the first and the last’ ( 1:17; 2:8 ) and ‘the beginning and the end’ ( 21:6; 22:13 ). It is based on Isaiah 44:6; 48:12 , where it evokes YHWH's uniqueness as the Creator who precedes all things and the Lord who will bring all things to their fulfilment. Significantly the title is applied to Christ ( 1:17; 2:8; 22:13 ) as well as to God. ‘The Lord God the Almighty’ (also in 4:8; 11:17; 15:3; 16:7; 19:6; 21:22; cf....

Enlightenment

Enlightenment   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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7,794 words
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Oxford University Press

...Rational Dissenters as purveyors of the abstract calculating spirit of the Enlightenment which would corrode government and society wherever it was manifested, and which was already doing so in France. As the French Revolution grew into war and internal bloodshed, the alarm he evoked spread among those who did not share his politics. The destruction of Priestley's home, laboratory, and library in the Birmingham *riots of July 1791 was the first sign that hostile words would spill over into deeds. The government, which hardly disapproved of such direct...

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