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The Effects of Mobile Phone Usage on Human Brain using EEG

by Gurlovleen Singh
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 105 - Number 13
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Gurlovleen Singh

Gurlovleen Singh . The Effects of Mobile Phone Usage on Human Brain using EEG. International Journal of Computer Applications. 105, 13 ( November 2014), 16-20. DOI=10.5120/18437-9583

@article{ 10.5120/18437-9583,
author = { Gurlovleen Singh },
title = { The Effects of Mobile Phone Usage on Human Brain using EEG },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { November 2014 },
volume = { 105 },
number = { 13 },
month = { November },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 16-20 },
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doi = { 10.5120/18437-9583 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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There is ongoing discussion whether cellular or mobile phone has any effects on brain. The aim of this research is to investigate the effects of mobile phone use on left and right ear using electroencephalograph (EEG). The brain waves are analyzed using Wavelet transform and Fast Fourier Transform. Twenty subjects are studied after recording their EEG signals using International 10/20 system of EEG recording. Findings show that beta upper band (20-30Hz) had dominant effect as compared beta lower band (12-20Hz). In addition, the total power of beta waves during mobile phone usage on right ear is more than left ear. This High power of beta waves leads to anxiety, stress and other physical and mental discomforts.

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