SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

A description of the equipment and software used in this experiment is provided in Table 11.1.

EXPERIMENT DESIGN AND PROTOCOL

Target Population

In this study, the students on the university campus were the target population. All the students on the university campus were the entire set of units for which the findings of the research had been generalized. Three levels of students were studying on the campus at the time of experiment, i.e., foundation level, undergraduate, and postgraduate level. Equal opportunity was given to all students who met the inclusion criteria to become a participant.

Inclusion Criteria

  • • Participant must be a student in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • • Participant should be between 18 and 25 years of age
  • • Participant must be physically and mentally healthy

Exclusion Criteria

  • • Unable to provide written consent (Appendix 2C)
  • • Failed to meet the requirements mentioned in the inclusion criteria

Table 11.1 Description of hardware (equipment) and software

S. No.

Equipment

Description

01

14 EEG channel plus 2 reference system offer optional positioning for accurate spatial resolution.

02

Re-nu multipurpose solution

A few drops of this multipurpose saline solution to saturate the white hydrator pad.

03

16 fully assembled felt-based sensor assemblies with gold- plated contacts.

04

Replacement charging cable for the Insight headset.

05

Replacement USB receiver for Emotiv EPOC, EPOC+, and Insight neuroheadsets.

06

A Nokia C3 mobile set is used in this experiment.

07

EEGLAB

EEGLAB tool is used for artifact removal.

08

Neuroguide 2.6.1

Neuroguide is used for absolute power and coherence analysis. Details on Neuroguide have been provided in previous chapters.

09

MATLAB

MATLAB R2010a is used for analysis. Details on MATLAB are provided in previous chapters.

 
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