Proceedings of the 2019 ISNR Annual Conference

  • International Society of Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR)
Keywords: Neurofeedback, QEEG, neuromodulation, neurotherapy, ISNR


Selected Abstracts of Conference Presentations at the 2019 International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR) 27th Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA


---Understanding (and Improving) Neurofeedback Efficacy: A Multidisciplinary Endeavor

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Davelaar, E. J. (2018). Mechanisms of neurofeedback: A computation-theoretic approach. Neuroscience, 378, 175–188.

Davelaar, E. J., Barnby, J. M., Almasi, S., & Eatough, V. (2018). Differential subjective experiences in learners and non-learners in frontal alpha neurofeedback: piloting a mixed-method approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 402.

---Epilepsy and the Foundation of NF

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Swatzyna, R. J., Tarnow, J. D., Proler, M. L., Roark, A. J., MacInerney, E. K., & Kozlowski, G. P. (2017). Retrospective analysis of nonepileptic patients with isolated epileptiform discharges treated with anticonvulsants. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 48(5), 322–326.

Swatzyna, R. J., Tarnow, J. D., Turner, R. P., Roark, A. J., MacInerney, E. K., & Kozlowski, G. P. (2017). Integration of EEG into psychiatric practice: A step toward precision medicine for autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 34(3), 230–235.

---Critical Brain Dynamics: A Novel Framework for Assessing and Regulating Brain Dynamics

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---Preventing Murder: Treating Violent Behavior with NFB + BFB

Beauregard, M. & Lévesque, J. (2006). Functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the effects of neurofeedback training on the neural bases of selective attention and response inhibition in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 31(1), 3–20.

Ghaziri, J., Tucholka, A., Larue, V., Blanchette-Sylvestre, M., Reyburn, G., Gilbert, G., Lévesque, J. & M. Beauregard. (2013). Neurofeedback training induces changes in white and gray matter. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 44(4), 265–272.

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---Infraslow Neurofeedback for Military Trauma

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---Neural Oscillations Induced with Photobiomodulation Could Improve Neurofeedback Outcomes

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---The Feasibility and Validity of Cerebellar EEG Biofeedback

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---Peak Performance in Sports: Factors that Impair Performance and Means of Improving It

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---Optical Model of Transcranial Infrared Light and the Penetration Rate to Prefrontal Lobe

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---All Artifacts

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---Correlations Between Quantitative EEG Volumetric Analysis and Computerized Cognitive Testing Shortly After Sport Concussion Injury in High School Athletes

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---Integration of Neurofeedback in the Drug Court Treatment Model: A Pilot Study

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---Heart Rate Variability: Psychological Factors and a Novel Technique for Dramatically Enhanced Results

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---Understanding the Neurophysiology of PTSD, Moral Injury, and Posttraumatic Growth: How It Can Guide Training Protocols

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---Emotions: Exposing the Neurological Pathways that Far Too Often Control Our Behaviors

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