Understanding QEEG

Understanding QEEG


A QEEG is a type of brain map. Quantitative Electroencephalography or QEEG is a way to analyze and visualize EEG data about the brain.

Much like a medical doctor uses an x-ray to understand the problem with a hurt appendage, a mental health care professional can use a QEEG to better understand issues with the brain.

Want to know why an EEG/QEEG is so important in diagnosing mental health? Jay Gunkelman has reviewed half a million brain scans.

Five years ago the FDA approved an EEG device to aid in the diagnosis of ADHD. It’s working.

Understanding QEEG: Videos


QEEG Brain Scans Explained

Understanding QEEG: Articles


The QEEG Support site – a top resource.

Cover image:  qEEG / LORETA in Assessment of Neurocognitive Impairment in a Patient with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Case Report Figure 1: Results of LORETA current source density in a case with CFS showing widespread decreased current density for delta at 2 Hz and beta (12- 15 Hz) demonstrating a global reduction in brain functioning (blue). The higher frequencies (beta) have been shown to be a function of delta frequencies. In other words, local oscillations are under constant influence of global brain dynamics (Buzsaki, 2006)  —  Zinn, M.L., Zinn, M.A. & Jason, L.A. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback (2016) 41: 283. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10484-016-9331-3

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