Event-related brain potentials: comparison between children and adults

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Science  05 Aug 1977:
Vol. 197, Issue 4303, pp. 589-592
DOI: 10.1126/science.877575


Event-related brain potentials in response to tachistoscopically presented stimuli were recorded from adults and children. Rare, nontarget stimuli (both novel and easily recognized) elicited different brain potentials in children and adults, while equally rare, target stimuli elicited similar potentials in children and adults.