Category: Neuroscience

History of Neurofeedback used in Neurocore’s treatments

Advancement in EEG technology, neurofeedback, and brain mapping has enabled the scientists to understand the brain functionality well. Some companies like Neurocore apply the technology in improving mental insight and treating mental disorders including depression, Anxiety, ADHD and ASD. The neurotherapeutic application developments started long ago in the twentieth century, and they are now available for public use. See more information about Neurocore at Linkedin.com.

The understanding of neuroscience was started by Luigi Galvani and Volta Alessandro, two scientists from Italy who had interest in bioelectric theory and electro psychology and did the experiments on a frog and studied it during lightning as it was connected to a fence. Later on, in 1800, Volta proved his hypothesis.

The electroencephalogram (EEG) test that detects the brains electro activities was used in the old fays to identify epilepsy. Nowadays, Neurocore EEG use has advanced, and it is used in the detection and treatment of brain-related disorders like brain tumors, encephalitis, brain damage, and sleep disorders. Hans Berger did the first EEG recording in 1929 who used his son as a guinea pig. The discovery was regarded as the birth of clinical neurophysiology.

After the publication of the relationship between the brain and electric association, Berger continued with the research and understanding the brain. His great discovery was only criticized by himself, and he struggled with depression that made him commit suicide when he was 78 years old. Berger believed in telepathy, and that is what helped him in his discovery that he later discovered the alpha and beta waves. By 1939, Berger’s alpha and beta waves were adopted by other scientists when referring to the brain waves degree.

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The self-regulation technology that uses electrical measurements, Neurotherapy, was discovered in 1968 by Joe Kamiya who posted an article that popularized Neurotherapy and provided grounds for the first neurofeedback training. Advancement in the neurofeedback understanding and training was done by Dr. Barry Sterman who studied and cat and tried to increase its Sensory motor rhythm (SMR). He found out that some cats were able to alternate the SMR and later used the same cat when he was doing a study on the rocket fuel induced seizure. Today, Neurofeedback is widely used. Follow Neurocore on Twitter.