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Neurofeedback, also known as neurotherapy, neurobiofeedback or EEG biofeedback, is a type of biofeedback that focuses on the central nervous system. The instrument used to monitor the brain activity is electroencephalography (EEG) or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Sensors are placed on the scalp for the measurement. Feedback is provided via video display. The patient attempts to change the behavior so that the brainwave frequencies will move towards the desired range. Examples of conditions that can be improved with neurofeedback include children's sleep problems, drug abuse, anxiety and depression (EEGInfo). It's use for attention deficient disorder (ADHD) is being tested by various research groups. (US News)

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