The Psychology of Neurofeedback: Clinical Intervention Even if Applied Placebo

  title={The Psychology of Neurofeedback: Clinical Intervention Even if Applied Placebo},
  author={Robert T. Thibault and Amir Raz},
  journal={American Psychologist},
Advocates of neurofeedback make bold claims concerning brain regulation, treatment of disorders, and mental health. Decades of research and thousands of peer-reviewed publications support neurofeedback using electroencephalography (EEG-nf); yet, few experiments isolate the act of receiving feedback from a specific brain signal as a necessary precursor to obtain the purported benefits. Moreover, while psychosocial parameters including participant motivation and expectation, rather than… 

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