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Turning brain waves into music helps spot seizures
The music is eerie, if not altogether aesthetically pleasing. Like a soundtrack moments before a film's horrifying twist, the sounds of the brain in a state of seizure betrays the plot with little more than a skin-prickling crescendo.
Their initial idea was to take recordings of epileptic patients' brain activity, turn them into music, and see what they sounded like. What began as a curiosity project then quickly evolved into something more: "sonifying" a seizure in real time, they found, could be a way to more quickly and easily diagnose a patient in the midst of a seizure. Read more here...