Get ready for your study

Expand the accordions to find out how to prepare for your appointment, and what to expect during and after monitoring.


  • Do not use the electrodes or WaterTabs® if you are allergic to parabens.
  • Do not use WaterTabs, refill or repair gel, on broken skin.
  • Sense's QuickConnect has a magnet inside. Do not use Sense if you have indwelling devices.
How to prepare for your appointment

Before your appointment, make the following preparations:

  • Organize to bring someone with you who'll be able to help you at home.
  • Come with clean and dry hair. Wash with shampoo but don't use conditioner or other hair products.
  • Download the Seer app. You can use it to record your events.
  • Wear a button-up or loose-fitting shirt so it's easy to stick the electrodes to your chest. 
  • Arrange to travel home by car (if feasible) so it's easier to take the equipment with you.
  • Write down any questions you might want to ask during your appointment.
What to expect during your appointment

During your appointment, you'll be connected to electrodes on your head and chest. These electrodes record your brain and heart data and connect to Sense – a lightweight device that you wear over your shoulders.

The appointment will take approximately 1 – 1.5 hours.

After your appointment, you'll take some devices home with you, including Sense, Sight, and the Take-home Kit and monitoring portal.

What to expect when you're back at home

When you get back home, you'll be able to continue with daily life with some differences. You'll:

  • Set up Sight and stay in view of the camera as much as possible – so Sight captures your events as they happen.
  • When you want to take a shower, you'll take off Sense and put on the shower cap.
After your study

The day after your study while still at home, you'll:

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