publication . Article . 2014

Slow cortical potential and theta/beta neurofeedback training in adults: effects on attentional processes and motor system excitability

Petra eStuder; Oliver eKratz; Holger eGevensleben; Aribert eRothenberger; Gunther H Moll; Martin eHautzinger; Hartmut eHeinrich; Hartmut eHeinrich;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2014 Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 8 (eissn: 1662-5161, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
  • Country: Germany
Neurofeedback (NF) is being successfully applied, among others, in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and as a peak performance training in healthy subjects. However, the neuronal mechanisms mediating a successful NF training have not yet been sufficiently uncovered for both theta/beta (T/B), and slow cortical potential (SCP) training, two protocols established in NF in ADHD. In the present, randomized, controlled investigation in adults without a clinical diagnosis (n = 59), the specificity of the effects of these two NF protocols on attentional processes and motor system excitability were to be examined, focusing on the underlying ne...
free text keywords: Medizinische Fakultät, neurofeedback; slow cortical potential(SCP)training; theta/beta training; event-related potentials (ERPs); transcranial magnetic stimulation(TMS); contingent negative variation(CNV), Biological Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Psychology, Transcranial magnetic stimulation, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Developmental psychology, Stimulus (physiology), Methylphenidate, medicine.drug, Neuroscience, Cognitive psychology, Beta (finance), Cognition, Contingent negative variation, Motor system, Neurofeedback, slow cortical potential (SCP) training, theta/beta training, event-related potentials (ERPs), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), contingent negative variation (CNV), Original Research Article, neurofeedback (NF), Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571, ddc:610
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