08-JUN-2016: The officiating Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Brig. S. Ahmad Ali inaugurated the Psychophysiology Laboratory in the Department of Psychology. Prof. NAK Durrani, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and the faculty members of the department were present on the occasion. Prof. Akbar Husain, Coordinator, DRS-SAP (Phase-I) played a key role in establishing the laboratory.
Welcoming the guests, Prof. (Hafiz) Mohd. Ilyas Khan, Chairman, Department of Psychology, highlighted the academic and developmental needs of the Department briefly.
Dr. Shah Mohd. Khan, Associate Professor demonstrated the equipments installed in the laboratory which included a Biofeedback imported from Germany. The equipment will help to measure electrical activity in the brain, body temperature and Blood Pulse of subject through Electroencephalogram (EEG). This equipment will be used for research, diagnosis and therapy of subjects suffering from Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Epilepsy, Learning Disabilities, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Blood Pressure Variability.
Brig. Ali said that a faculty member should be sent to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for advance knowledge in EEG testing and interpretation of results. He assured that this kind of visit will be sponsored by the University.