We see in the electroencephalogram a concomitant phenomenon of the continuous nerve processes which take place in the brain, exactly as the electrocardiogram represents a concomitant phenomenon of the contractions of the individual segments of the heart.
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|Birth:||21st May, 1873|
|Death:||1st June, 1941|
|Profession:||Inventor, Neuroscientist, Psychiatrist|
Hans Berger was born in Coburg, Germany. He was a German psychiatrist, best known as the inventor of electroencephalography in 1924, coining the name, and the discoverer of the alpha wave rhythm known as "Berger's wave". After obtaining his MD degree from the University of Jena in 1897, he joined the staff of Otto Ludwig Binswanger who held the Chair in psychiatry and neurology at the Jena clinic. He qualified as a senior university lecturer in 1906 and physician-in-chief in 1912. He also collaborated with two famous scientists and physicians, Oskar Vogt and Korbinian Brodmann, in their research on lateralization of brain function. He was elected Rector of Jena University in 1927.
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