Neurofeedback training gadgets, do they work? [video]

Judging by this great little video titled – Experiments in Mind Control for Health with Neurofeedback, the future is looking bright. You can read more about Larry Berkelhammer on his official website.

Pulled straight from Larry Berkelhammer’s YouTube page the description reads:

“In this discussion with Dr. Erik Peper, we explore the frontier of psychophysiological self-regulation. To read more click here.

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Does it actually work? 3 Neuroscientists test the Mindflex

I’ve come across a fair bit of scepticism about NeuroSky, it’s associated products and whether or not they actually work as intended.

The video below is a review of the Mindflex by 3 neuroscientists, from their preliminary testing they seem impressed by the device and try several different methods to trick the Mindflex into working without any success. I think the video below is pretty good proof that the Mindflex toy and it’s neuroheadset does provide neurofeedback using EEG. Continue reading

Neurofeedback and EEG

Neurofeedback (NFB), also called neurotherapyneurobiofeedback or EEG biofeedback is a type of biofeedback that uses realtime displays of electroencephalography or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to illustrate brain activity, often with a goal of controlling central nervous system activity. Sensors are placed on the scalp to measure activity, with measurements displayed using video displays or sound.

For more information on Neurofeedback training and resources check out these Continue reading