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I bought an multimeter (I always called them ohmmeters) at Walmart

  1. Sep 9, 2006 #1
    Is it sensitive enough to read brainwaves and how far do I have to push these probes into my head?
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    Red up the right nostril full length, and black up the left.
  4. Sep 9, 2006 #3
    Yes, it should work. But first you need brainwaves, sorry you walked into that one!
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    I'm not sure. But I can tell you most definitely that you should never, ever connect a couple EEG pads to your forehead, and connect a 9V battery between the pad leads. Don't ask me how I know that. :yuck:
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