A broken leg? Everyone can see it, and with an X-ray you can see the details. But what if something is not quite right in your head? That diagnosis is currently a lot less easy to make, even for a professional. In that case, get to know the Mental X-ray!
An ever-increasing amount of people are dealing with mental health issues. Often, it is difficult for specialists to accurately pin-point a mental irregularity and make a suitable diagnosis. The Mental X-Ray invites people to become acquainted with the positive impact of neurotechnology on mental health development. Together with a neuroscientist, Pascalle Erkeland made a bridge between the brain-scan and the bigger public.
The light object visualizes brain activity by means of an EEG (electroencephalogram). This enables one to see whether mental fitness, fatigue, stress or depression is present in the brain.