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Effects of neurofeedback training on sustain attention and planning in students with attention deficit disorder
Saeed Habibollahi, Ahmad Souri, Fatemeh Haji Arbabi, Jamal Ashoori *
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Introduction: Neurofeedback training is a new therapeutic method with the ability to improve the sustain attention and planning in students with attention deficit disorder through amending electroencephalographic abnormalities. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of neurofeedback training on sustain attention and planning ability in students with attention deficit disorder. Materials and Methods: This was a semi-experimental study with a pre-test and post-test design along with a control group. The statistical population included the elementary school students with attention deficit disorder who referred to Gharchak city counseling center in 2013. Totally, 30 students were selected through available sampling method and randomly assigned into two groups. The experimental group received 12 sessions of 60 minutes neurofeedback training. The computer-based test of Continuous Performance Test and computer-based test of Tower of London were used to measure the sustain attention and planning, respectively. Results: Our findings showed that the neurofeedback training led to a significant increase in sustain attention and planning ability in students with attention deficit disorder (P
Keywords: Neurofeedback, Attention, Attention Deficit Disorder, Video Games
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2015/03/14 | Accepted: 2015/08/8 | Published: 2015/12/14


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