EEG dataset of Fusion relaxation and concentration moods

Published: 18-06-2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/8c26dn6c7w.1
Ahmed Albasri


Aim: This dataset aims to provide open access of raw EEG signal to the general public. We believe that such fusion of human moods (Relaxation & concentration) shall increase scientific transparency and efficiency, promote the validation of published methods, and foster the development of new algorithms. In addition, publishing research data is becoming more important as public funding agencies are moving towards open research data requirements. Scenario: The proposed scenario adapted to acquire the brain EEG signals in two different mental status. First while subjects in a relaxed mood, and second in concentration mood. Both of these cognitive stimuli considers as self-induced motivation. The recording period continues till three minutes for each session, as follows: -In the first minute, the subject is asked to relax and sit on a handed chair with eye open looking at a black screen computer of about 40cm far. Until hearing beep sound. -In the second minute, a random picture appear on the screen contain a question or some different objects. The subject is asked to solve the problem or to find common relation links all these objects together. -In last minute, the subject is asked to close his/her eyes and relax again until the beep sound. Sessions: Fore sessions were recorded for each subject. Such that, first two sessions are done on the same day with 1-2 hours interval, and remaining sessions are done after 2-3 days in the same way. The reason behind this separation is to avoid medium term influences that may subjects have. Each session continues for three minutes. The total recording time for each subject equal to 720 seconds. A small program designed to control the timing and recording procedure of the sessions. Numbering system: The numbering system is formatted to include both subject enrollment number and trials. First four characters represent the subject number, where last three characters represent the session record number. For example (S001E03) indicate 1st subject and 3rd recording session. Artifacts: In this experiment, we notice that some subjects accidentally generated internal artifacts. Therefore we intentionally continue recording their brain signals to provide more realistic condition to the experiment and also provide a role for the artifact removal techniques in the pre-processing phase. Data recording: EEG raw data recorded using EMOTIV EPOC+ device with 14 channels (AF3, F7, F3, FC5, T7, P7, O1, O2, P8, T8, FC6, F4, F8, and AF42), plus References in the CMS/DRL noise cancellation configuration P3/P4 locations. The signals were sampled with 250 SPS. Sample space: The sample space consists of 30 participants (56.6% male and 43.3% female) with ages of 18-40 years. The subjects do not suffer(ing/ed) from any brain problems (mentally or physiologically). 33% of the subjects were smokers and 3% of them were alcoholics. All the subjects are well educated and have at least B.S degree.