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Frequency

How often a changing signal repeats itself

2

Amplitude

Height of a wave measured in mm

3

Voltage

Electrical power of the brain measured in microvolts

4

Morphology

The shape of the waveform

5

Quantity

Amounts of a particular type of EEG activity with respect to the percent of time present and/or the voltage

6

Periodicity

Refers to occurring regularly

7

Functional Properties

Variations that occur in relation to changes in age, to shifts in level of consciousness, and during the alert state in relation to mental alerting

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Location

Refers to the scalp distribution of the EEG rhythms or patterns