Title

The Contingent Negative Variation and the Late Positive Wave of the Average Evoked Potential

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1970

Keywords

Averaged evoked potential, Contingent negative variation

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0013-4694(70)90124-0

Abstract

Stimuli that are task relevant elicit an averaged evoked potential (AEP) that shows an enhanced positive component (P300) with a peak latency between 200 and 300 msec. The contingent negative variation (CNV) usually terminates with a positive wave with a latency of approximately 300 msec. The possibility that these two phenomena are related was investigated. The data indicate that when conditions are appropriate, both the CNV and P300 can be obtained in the same experimental situation, and their relationship should be further elucidated.

Comments

Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, V. 29, Issue 2, P.201-203.

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Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Donchin, E., & Smith, D. B. D. (1970). The contingent negative variation and the late positive wave of the average evoked potential. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 29, 201-203.