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Case presentations and discussion – towards a comprehensive model for neurofeedback – utilising the work of Jay Gunkelman and others

Case presentations and discussion – towards a comprehensive model for neurofeedback – utilising the work of Jay Gunkelman and others

This joint presentation will examine clinical cases using the theoretical framework and practical EEG analysis as taught by Jay Gunkelman. Steps in this analysis involve: Looking at raw EEG and determining its most prominent features; linking those features to presenting symptoms and pretreatment testing; and reviewing some derived analyses and data summaries, ie. Spectral Displays, Topographic Displays, and Coherence analyses, and their relationship to presenting symptoms.

 After reviewing several cases which highlight this method, some background of the Phenotype Model, as developed by Jay Gunkelman, Martijn Arns and others, will be given, as neurofeedback intervention is implemented. Results of NFB in these cases will be presented. Discussion will focus on the strengths and limitations of the model.

Speakers: Jon Hegg
Areas of Interest / Categories: ANSA, ANSA 2010, STARTTS 2011

ANSA 2010

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