[Eeglablist] importing Brain Products EEG data files into EEGLAB

Stephen Politzer-Ahles politzerahless at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 19:17:24 PDT 2014

Hi Emily,

In EEGLAB 12 (I haven't used v13 yet, although I think my colleagues are) I
have used the File-IO (pop_fileio) interface rather than the Biosig
interface, and I've had no problems with Brain Vision files.


Stephen Politzer-Ahles
New York University, Abu Dhabi
Neuroscience of Language Lab

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:52 PM, Emily Kappenman <eskappenman at ucdavis.edu>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm having some trouble importing Brain Products EEG data files (.vhdr
> extension, recorded with Pycorder software) into the newer versions of
> EEGLAB.  In previous versions of EEGLAB I used the File > Import data >
> Using EEGLAB functions and plugins > From Brain Vis. rec .vhdr file option.
>  However, this import option does not seem to be available in recent
> versions of EEGLAB.  The Biosig import option recognizes the file format
> and seems to import correctly for the most part, but it is altering the
> event codes.  Specifically, it is turning 3-digit event codes into 2-digit
> codes, removing the hundreds place value (e.g., 121 becomes 21, 212 becomes
> 12, etc.).
> Please let me know if anyone has any ideas how to resolve this issue.  I'm
> happy to send along a data set if that would be helpful.
> Thanks so much!
> -Emily Kappenman
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