- Series Information
- Short Contents
- Oxford Library Of Psychology
- About The Editors
- ERP Components: The Ups and Downs of Brainwave Recordings
- Beyond ERPs: Oscillatory Neuronal Dynamics
- ERP Features and EEG Dynamics: An ICA Perspective
- Sensory ERP Components
- The N170: Understanding the Time Course of Face Perception in the Human Brain
- The Mismatch Negativity (MMN)
- Neuropsychology of P300
- Negative Slow Waves as Indices of Anticipation: The Bereitschaftspotential, the Contingent Negative Variation, and the Stimulus-Preceding Negativity
- The Lateralized Readiness Potential
- The Error-Related Negativity (ERN/Ne)
- ERP Components and Selective Attention
- Electrophysiological Correlates of the Focusing of Attention within Complex Visual Scenes: N2pc and Related ERP Components
- What ERPs Can Tell Us about Working Memory
- Electrophysiological Correlates of Episodic Memory Processes
- Language-Related ERP Components
- ERPs and the Study of Emotion
- Event-Related Potentials and Development
- The Components of Aging
- Abnormalities of Event-Related Potential Components in Schizophrenia
- Event-Related Brain Potentials in Depression: Clinical, Cognitive, and Neurophysiological Implications
- Alterations of ERP Components in Neurodegenerative Diseases
- Homologues of Human ERP Components in Nonhuman Primates
Abstract and Keywords
Brain development is a complex and dynamic process dependent on the interaction of multiple internal and external factors. Currently, there are very few neuroimaging tools that are amenable to measuring brain development in typically developing infants and children. Of the tools available, the recording of event-related potentials (ERPs) is perhaps uniquely well suited to the challenges of conducting research with developing populations. This chapter reviews research on brain development relevant to developmental ERP researchers, some of the issues involved in identifying ERP components in developing populations, and some of the literature related to the development of specific ERP components.
Donna Coch, Department of Education, Reading Brains Lab, Dartmouth College.
Margaret M. Gullick, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College.
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