Scientific Evidence on Neurofeedback for Peak Performance

Here are some outstanding scientific studies on neurofeedback training for high performance:

  1. Golf performance enhancement and real-life neurofeedback training using personalized event-locked EEG profiles. Journal of Neurotherapy, 11(4), 11–18. Arns, M., Kleinnijenhuis, M., Fallahpour, K., & Bretler, R. (2007).
  2. Applied research using alpha/theta training for enhancing creativity and well-being. Journal of Neurotherapy, 5(1–2), 5–18. Boynton, T. (2001).
  3. Ecological validity of neurofeedback: Modulation of slow wave EEG enhances musical performance. NeuroReport, 14(9), 1221–1224. Egner, T., & Gruzelier, J. H. (2003).
  4. Validating the efficacy of neurofeedback for optimising performance. Progress in Brain Research, 159, 421–431. Gruzelier, J., Egner, T., & Vernon, D. (2006).
  5. A theory of alpha/theta neurofeedback, creative performance enhancement, long distance functional connectivity and psychological integration. Cognitive Processing, 10 (Suppl 1), S101–109. Gruzelier, J. (2009).
  6. Biofeedback and dance performance: A preliminary investigation. Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, 30(1), 65–74. Raymond, J., Sajid, I., Parkinson, L. A., & Gruzelier, J. H. (2005).
  7. The neurofeedback book: An Introduction to basic Concepts in Applied Psychophysiology, Wheat Ridge, CO: Association for Applied Psychophysiology. Thompson, M. & Thompson, L. (2003)
  8. EEG applications for sport and performance. Methods, 45, 279–288. Thompson, T., Steffert, T., Ros, T., Leach, J., & Gruzelier, J. (2008).
  9. Alpha neurofeedback training for performance enhancement: Reviewing the methodology. Journal of Neurotherapy, 13(4), Pages 214–227. Vernon, D., Dempster, T., Bazanova, O., Rutterford, N., Pasqualini, M., Andersen, S. (2009).
  10. Can neurofeedback training enhance performance? An evaluation of the evidence with implications for future research. Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, 30(4), 347–364. Vernon, D. J. (2005).