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Tom Collura Technical Foundations of Neurofeedback

This workshop will describe the technical foundations of the practice of neurofeedback, including the neurophysiological, electronic, and computer aspects. A signal is traced from its origin in the brain, through the instrumentation, until a visual or auditory feedback signal is presented to the trainee. Principles to be covered include amplifier characteristics, digitization, filtering, graphics and sound, and feedback algorithms. Technical data in the form of digital traces, timing measurements, and statistical summaries, will be presented and discussed. Material covered will not be specific to any particular instrument, and will pertain to all types of equipment.

Each participant will have the opportunity to articulate the technical foundations of EEG neurofeedback, including neurophysiology, electronics, signal processing, and user-interfacing. Understand specifications such as bandwidth, accuracy, and response time, in scientific and engineering terms.

3.  AGENDA: 
8:00 10:00 Overview
 
                        Review of basic principles of EEG & NF training
Review of Neurophysiology
Review of EEG recording concepts Amplifiers, filters
Review of Electrode Locations Monopolar, Bipolar techniques
Common Frequency Bands & Digital Filtering / Bandwidth issues
Control of Feedback: Visual and Auditory
Concepts of Operant Conditioning
 
10:00 10:15 Break
 
10:15 12:00 System Operation
 
Protocols what they are, how they are set up
Common protocols
Review of Setup and Control methods
Common Screen Visual Displays
Controlling thresholds & Autothresholding
Using additional screens & animations
Using two or more monitors
Instructions to Trainee
Display Options
Sound Modes
 
12:00 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 2:30 2-channel Training
 
Two-channel connections
Two-channel training
Sum-channel mode
Coherence Training
 
2:30 5:00 Advanced Topics
                        Use of MINI-Q assessement techniques
Use of photic stimulator Glasses
Use of Vibrotactile Feedback
Exam Questions
References

4.  LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Based on the content of this session, participants will be able to :

 Demonstrate a working knowledge of practical aspects of EEG Neurofeedback.

Operate EEG neurofeedback equipment.

Describe the principles of EEG neurofeedback.

 
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