Brain seizure turned into music
Neurologist Josef Parvizi wondered what the brain’s electrical activity might sound like when set to music. Then, meeting with a music professor, Chris Chafe, they used a patient’s EEG data to set the electrical spikes from neuron activity to music. The tone was set to something similar to a human’s voice and out came this chilling result.
As you can see it seems quite chaotic and because of this easy distinction, caregivers might be able to use this ‘brain stethoscope’ to detect seizures in epilepsy patients. The best part is you don’t need to know how to read EEG data, you can simply listen to the brain.
Read more: Stanford.edu, via io9