The ISNR Comprehensive Bibliography of Neurofeedback in Scholarly Articles
Compiled on behalf of the neurofeedback community by:
D. Corydon Hammond, PhD
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Utah School of Medicine
D. Allen Novian, PhD, LMFT, LPC-S
President, Novian Counseling & Consulting INC
Adjust Professor, Neurofeedback and Biofeedback
St. Mary's University
To compile and maintain a complete, comprehensive list of all neurofeedback related articles which meet the following requirements:
1. The article must utilize or discuss neurofeedback
2. The article must be published in a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal
Why we believe this is important:
By creating this database, we will have, as a field, a resource for our ever growing, researched, understanding of the brain and the effects of training it via feedback. This resource can also be shared with professionals and lay people alike who want to know where to find this information. There is a great body of work showing neurofeedback to be evidence based, but we must be able to point to that work when needed. Frank H. Duffy, M.D., Professor and Pediatric Neurologist at Harvard Medical School, stated in an editorial in the January 2000 issue of the journal Clinical Electroencephalography that the scholarly literature suggests neurofeedback should play a major therapeutic role in many difficult areas. In that editorial, he writes, "In my opinion, if any medication had demonstrated such a wide spectrum of efficacy it would be universally accepted and widely used" (p. v). "It is a field to be taken seriously by all" (p. vii).
An objective guideline for evaluating the efficacy of neurofeedback treatments:
La Vaque, T. J., Hammond, D. C., Trudeau, D., Monastra, V., Perry, J., Lehrer, P., Matheson, D., & Sherman, R. (2002). Template for developing guidelines for the evaluation of the clinical efficacy of psychophysiological interventions. Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, 27(4), 273–281.