Joel F. Lubar PhD.
Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee
Past President, ISNR and AAPB
BCIA-EEG Senior Fellow
Licensed Psychologist and listed in the National Register of
Health Care Providers in Psychology
QEEG Diplomate

PUBLICATIONS OF J. F. LUBAR AND COLLEAGUES RELATED TO NEUROFEEDBACK

Book

  • Lubar, J. F. (1969). Biological Foundations of Behavior, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  • Isaacson, R. L., Lubar, J. F., Schmaltz, L., and Douglas, R. (1971). A Primer of Physiological Psychology, Harper & Row.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1971). Study Guide to Accompany a Primer of Physiological Psychology. Harper & Row.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1972). A First Reader in Physiological Psychology, Harper & Row.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1974). Biological Foundations of Behavior, Collegiate Publishing Company.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1975). Brain and Behavior, Collegiate Publishing Company.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Deering, W. M. (1981). Behavioral approaches to neurology. Academic Press.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1983). Physiological Basis of Behavior, Collegiate Publishing Company, San Diego, California.
  • Lubar, J. F. (Ed.) (2003). Quantitative Electroencephalographic Analysis (QEEG) Databases for Neurotherapy: Description, Validation, and Application. New York: The Haworth Medical Press.

Journal Articles

  • Seifert, A. R., & Lubar, J. F.l (1975). Reduction of epileptic seizures through EEG biofeedback training. Biological Psychology, 3, 157-184.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1975). Behavioral management of epilepsy through sensorimotor rhythm EEG biofeedback conditioning. National Spokesman, 8, 6-7.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Bahler, W. W. (1976). Behavioral management of epileptic seizures following EEG biofeedback training of the sensorimotor rhythm. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 1, 77-104.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Shouse, M. N. (1976). EEG and behavioral changes in a hyperkinetic child concurrent with training of the sensorimotor rhythm (SMR): A preliminary report. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 3, 293- 306.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1977). Electroencephalographic biofeedback, methodology and the management of epilepsy. Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science, 12, 147-189.
  • Shouse, M. N. & Lubar, J. F. (9178). Physiological bases of hyperkinesis treated with methylphenidate. Pediatrics, 62, 343-351.
  • Shouse, M. N., & Lubar, J. F. (1979). Sensorimotor rhythm (SMR) operant conditioning and methylphenidate in the treatment of hyperkinesis. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 4, 299-311.
  • Lubar, J. F., Shabsin, H. S., Natelson, S. E., Holder, G. S., Woodson, S. F., Pamplin, W. E., & Krulikowski, D. I. (1981). EEG operant conditioning in intractable epileptics. Archives of Neurology, 38, 700-704.
  • Lubar, J. O., & Lubar, J. F. (1984). Electroencephalographic biofeedback of SMR and beta for treatment of attention deficit disorders in a clinical setting. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 9, 1-23.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1985). Changing EEG activity through biofeedback applications for the diagnosis and treatment of learning disabled children. Theory and Practice. Ohio State University, 24, 106-111.
  • Lubar, J. F., Bianchini, K. J., Calhoun, W. H., Lambert, E. W., Brody, Z. H., & Shabsin, H. S. (1985). Spectral analyses of EEG differences between children with and without learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18, 403-408.
  • Lubar, J. F., Gross, D. M., Shively, M.S., & Mann, C.A. (1990). Differences between normal, learning disabled and gifted children based upon an auditory evoked potential task. Journal of Psychophysiology, 4, 480-481.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1991). Discourse on the development of EEG diagnostics and biofeedback treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 16, 201-225.
  • Lubar, J. F., Mann, C. A., Gross, D. M., & Shively, M.S. (1992). Differences in semantic event related potentials in learning disabled, normal, and gifted children. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 17, 41-57.
  • Mann, C. A., Lubar, J. F., Zimmerman, A. W., Miller, B. A., & Muenchen, R. A. (1992). Quantitative analysis of EEG in boys with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A controlled study with clinical implications. Pediatric Neurology, 8, 30-36.
  • Lubar, J. F., Swartwood, M. O., Swartwood, J. N., & O'Donnell, P. (1995). Evaluation of the effectiveness of EEG neurofeedback training for ADHD in a clinical setting as measured by changes in T.O.V.A. scores, behavioral ratings, and WISC-R performance. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 20, 83-99.
  • Lubar, J. F., Swartwood, M. O., Swartwood, J. N., & Timmermann, D. L. (1995). Quantitative EEG and auditory event-related potentials in the evaluation of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder: Effects of methylphenid ate and implications for neurofeedback training. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment (Monograph Series Advances in Psychoeducational Assessment) Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, 143-204.
  • Rasey, H. W., Lubar, J. E., McIntyre, A., Zoffuto, A. C., & Abbot, P.L. (1996). EEG Biofeedback for the enhancement of attentional processing in normal college students. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1, 15-31.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1997). Neurobiological Foundation for Neurofeedback Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/HD). Biofeedback, 25, 4-5, 18-19.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1997). Neocortical Dynamics: Implications for Understanding the Role of Neurofeedback and Related Techniques for the Enhancement of Attention. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 22(2), 111-126.
  • Bentham, G. B., Rasey, H. W., Lubar, J. F., Frederick, J. A., & Zoufutto, C. A. (1997). EEG Power-Spectral and Coherence Differences Between Attentional States During a Complex Auditory Task, Journal of Neurotherapy, 2(3), 1-9.
  • Swartwood, M. O., Swartwood, J. N., Lubar, J. F., Timmermann, D. L., Zimmerman, A. W., & Muenchen, R. A. (1998). Methylphenidate effects on EEG, behavior, and performance in boys with ADHD. Pediatric Neurology, 18(3), 244-250.
  • Timmermann, D. L., Lubar, J. F., Rasey, H. W., & Frederick, J. A. (1999). Effects of 20- minute audio-visual stimulation (AVS) at dominant alpha frequency and twice dominant alpha frequency on the cortical EEG. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 32, 55-61.
  • Monastra, V. J., Lubar, J. F., Linden, M., VanDeusen, P., Green, G., Wing, W., Phillips, A., & Fenger, T. N. (1999). Assessing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder via Quantitative Electroencephalography: An Initial Validation Study. Neuropsychology, 13, (3), 424-433.
  • Hoffman, D. A., Lubar, J. F., Thatcher, R. W., Sterman, M. B., Rosenfeld, P. J., Striefel, S., Trudeau, D., & Stockdale, S. (1999). Limitations of the American Academy of Neurology and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society paper on QEEG. Journal of Neuropsychiatry Clinical Neuroscience, 11, 401-407.
  • Lubar, J. F., White, J. N., Swartwood, M. O., & Swartwood, J. N. (1999). Methylphenidate effects on global and complex measures of EEG. Pediatric Neurology, 21(3), 633-637.
  • Frederick, J. A., Lubar, J. F., Rasey, H. W., Brim, S. A., & Blackburn, J. (1999). Effects of 18.5 Hz. auditory and visual stimulation on EEG amplitude at the vertex. Journal of Neurotherapy, 3(3), 23-27.
  • White, J. N., Jr., Lubar, J. F., & Hutchens, T. A.  (2000).  Neuropsychological and QEEG assessment of adult ADHD [Abstract].  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 15(8), 689-690.
  • Blum, K., Braverman, E. R., Holder, J. M., Lubar, J. F., Monastra, V. J., Miller, D., Lubar, J. O., Chen, T. J. H., & Comings, D. E.  (2000).  Reward deficiency syndrome: A biogenetic model for the diagnosis and treatment of impulsive, addictive and compulsive behaviors.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 32 (Suppl.), 1-112.
  • Lubar, J. F.  (2000).  Proper development of protocols for neurotherapy.  Journal of Neurotherapy, 4(2), 1-3.
  • Lubar, J. F.  (2001).  Rationale for choosing bipolar versus referential training. [In D. C. Hammond (Ed.), Clinical Corner] Journal of Neurotherapy, 4(3), 94-97.
  • Monastra, V. J., Lubar, J. F., & Linden, M. K.  (2001).  The development of a quantitative electroencephalographic scanning process for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder:  Reliability and validity studies.  Neuropsychology, 15(1), 136-144.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Lubar, J. O.  (2001).  Neurofeedback intervention for treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder [Abstract].  Molecular Psychiatry, 6(Suppl. 1), S7.
  • Angelakis, E., Lubar, J. F., Frederick, J., & Stathopoulou, S.  (2001).  The role of slow-wave EEG activity in reading.  Journal of Neurotherapy, 5, 5-25.
  • Angelakis, E., & Lubar, J. F.  (2002).  Quantitative electroencephalographic amplitude measures in young adults during reading tasks and rest.  Journal of Neurotherapy, 7.
  • Lubar, J. F. (2003). Reply to Kline, Brann, and Loney (2002), A Cacophony in the Brainwaves. The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 2.
  • Lubar, J. F., Congedo, M., & Askew, J. (2003). Low-resolution electromagnetic tomography (LORETA) of cerebral activity in chronic depressive disorder. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 49, 175-185.
  • Congedo, M., & Lubar, J. F. (2003). Parametric and non-parametic analysis of QEEG: Normative database comparisons in electroencephalography, a simulation study on accuracy. Journal of Neurotherapy, 7, 1-29.
  • Angelakis, E., Lubar, J. F., Stathopoulou, S., & Kounios, J. (2004). Peak alpha frequency: An electroencephalographic measure of cognitive preparedness. Clinical Neurophysiology, 115, 887-897.
  • Hammond, D. C., Walker, J., Hoffman, D., Lubar, J. F., Trudeau, D., Gurnee, R., & Horvat, J. (2004). Standards for the use of QEEG in neurofeedback: A position paper of the International Society for Neuronal Regulation.
  • Cannon, R., Lubar, J. F., Thornton, K., Wilson, S., & Congedo, M. (2004). Limbic beta activation and LORETA: Can hippocampal and related limbic activity be recorded and changes visualized using LORETA in an affective memory condition? Journal of Neurotherapy, 8(4), 5-24.
  • Frederick, J. A., Timmermann, D. L., Russell, H. L., & Lubar, J. F. (2004). EEG coherence effects of audio-visual stimulation (AVS) at dominant and twice dominant alpha frequency. Journal of Neurotherapy, 8(4), 25-42.
  • White, J. N., Hutchens, T. A., & Lubar, J. F. (2005). Quantitative EEG assessment during neuropsychological task performance in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Adult Development, 12(2-3), 113-121.
  • Monastra, V. J., Lynn, S., Linden, M., Lubar, J. F., Gruzelier, J., & LaVaque, T. J. (2005). Electroencephalographic biofeedback in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 30(2), 95-114.

Peer Reviewed Published Studies on Quantitative EEG Evaluation and Neurofeedback Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

  • Ackerman, P., Dykman, R., Oglesby, D., Newton, J. (1995). EEG power spectra of dysphonetic and nondysphonetic poor readers. Brain and Language, 49, 140-152.
  • AD/HD, QEEG, neurotherapy and hypnosis (2000). [Special Issue], Child Study Journal, Summer, 2000.
  • Alhambra, M. A., Fowler, T. P., & Alhambra, M. D. (1995). EEG biofeedback: A new treatment option for ADD/ADHD. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1(2), 39-43.
  • Barabasz, A., & Barabasz, M. (1995).Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Neurological basis and treatment alternatives. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1(1), 1-10.
  • Baving, L., Laucht, M., & Schmidt, M. H. (1999). Atypical frontal brain activation in ADHD: Preschool and elementary school boys and girls. Journal of American Academy of Children & Adolescent Psychiatry, 38, 1363-1371.
  • Blanton, J. & Johnson, L. J. (1981). Using computer assisted biofeedback to help children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder to gain self-control. Journal of Special Education Technology, 11(1), 49.
  • Boyd, W. D., & Campbell, S. E. (1998). The use of EEG biofeedback to treat ADHD in a school setting. Journal of Neurotherapy, 2(4), 65-70.
  • Braud, I. W. (1978). The effects of frontal EMG biofeedback and progressive relaxation upon hyperactivity and its behavioral concomitant. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 3, 69-90.
  • Bresnahan, S. M., Anderson, J. W., & Barry, R. J. (1999). Age-related changes in quantitative EEG in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 46, 1690-1697.
  • Carmody, D. P., Radvanski, D. C., Wadhwani, S., Sabo, M. J., & Vergara, L. (2001). EEG biofeedback training and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in an elementary school setting. Journal of Neurotherapy, 4(3), 5-27.
  • Carter, J. L., & Russell, H. L. (1981). Changes in verbal performance IQ discrepancy scores after left hemisphere EEG frequency control training: A pilot report. American Journal of Clinical Biofeedback, 4(1), 66-67.
  • Carter, J. L., & Russell, H. L. (1984). Use of biofeedback relaxation procedures with learning disabled children. In J. Humphrey (Ed.), Stress in childhood (pp. 277-300). New York: AMS Press.
  • Carter, J. L., & Russell, H. L. (1985). Use of EMG biofeedback procedures with learning disabled children in a clinical and an education setting. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18, 213-216.
  • Carter, J. L., & Russell, H. L. (1993). A pilot investigation of auditory and visual entrainment of brainwave activity in learning-disabled boys. Texas Researcher: Journal of the Texas Center for Educational Research, 4, 65-73.
  • Cartozzo, H. A., Jacobs, D., & Gevirtz, R. N. (1995). EEG biofeedback and the remediation of ADHD symptomatology: A controlled treatment outcome study [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 21-25.
  • Casey, B. J., Castellanos, F. X., Giedd, J. N., Marsh, W. L., Hamburger, S. D., Schubert, A. B., Vauss, Y. C., Vaituzis, A. C., Diskstein, D. P., Sarfatti, S. E., & Rapoport, J. L. (1997). Implication of right frontostriatal circuitry in response inhibition and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(3), 374-383.
  • Chabot, R. J. (1998). Quantitative EEG profiles of children with attention and learning disorders and the role of QEEG in predicting medication response and outcome [Abstract]. Journal of Neurotherapy, 2(3), 61-62.
  • Chabot, R. J., Merkin, H., Wood, I. M., Davenport, T. L., & Serfontein, G. (1996). Sensitivity and specificity of QEEG in children with attention deficit or specific developmental learning disorders. Clinical Electroencephalography, 27(1), 26-34.
  • Chabot, R. J., di Michele, F., Prichep, L., John, E. R. (2001). The clinical role of computerized EEG in the evaluation and treatment of learning and attention disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Neuropsychiatric and Clinical Neuroscience, 13(2), 1-16.
  • Chabot, R. J., & Serfontein, G. (1996). Quantitative electroencephalographic profiles of children with attention deficit disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 40(10), 951-963.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (1998). EEG analysis in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A comparative study of two subtypes. Psychiatry Research, 81, 19-29.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (2001). Age and sex effects in the EEG: Development of the normal child. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 815-826.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (2001). Age and sex effects in the EEG: Differences in two subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 806-814.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (2001). EEG-defined subtypes of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 2098-205.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (2001). EEG differences in two subtypes of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychophysiology, 38, 212-221.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., & Selikowitz, M. (2001). Excess beta in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: An atypical electrophysiological group. Psychiatry Research, 103, 205-218.
  • Clarke, A., Barry, R., McCarthy, R., Selikowitz, M., & Brown, C. R. (2002). EEG evidence for a new conceptualisation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology.
  • Cobb, D. E., & Evans, J. R. (1981). The use of biofeedback techniques with school-aged children exhibiting behavioral and/or learning problems. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 9, 251-281.
  • Crawford, H. J., & Barabasz, M. (1996). Quantitative EEG magnitudes in children with and without attention deficit disorder during neurological screening and cognitive tasks. Child Study Journal, 26(1), 71-86.
  • Cunningham, M., & Murphy, P. (1981). The effects of bilateral EEG biofeedback on verbal, visuospatial and creative skills in LD male adolescents. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 14(4), 204-208.
  • Dobbins, K. M. (1979). The effects of forehead EMG biofeedback training on the EEG and behavior of hyperactive children. Dissertation Abstracts International, 40 (n3-B), 1397-1398.
  • Fehmi, L. G. (1978). EEG biofeedback, multichannel synchrony training, and attention. In A. A. Sugerman, & R. E. Tarter (Eds.), Expanding dimensions of consciousness. New York: Springer.
  • Fehmi, L. G. (1980). Biofeedback and attention training. In S. Boorstein (Ed.), Transpersonal psychotherapy. Palo Alto, CA: Science and Behavior Books.
  • Furedy, J. J. (1987). Specific versus placebo effects in biofeedback training: A critical lay perspective. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 12(3), 169-184.
  • Hampstead, W. J. (1979). The effects of EMG-assisted relaxation training with hyperkinetic children: A behavioral alternative. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 2, 113-125.
  • Hanson, L. M., Trudeau, D., & Grace, D. L. (1996). Neurotherapy and drug therapy in combination for adult ADHD, personality disorder, and seizure. Journal of Neurotherapy, 2(1), 6-14.
  • Hoffman, D. A., Lubar, J. F., Thatcher, R. W., Sterman, M. B., Rosenfeld, P. J., Striefel, S., Trudeau, D., & Stockdale, S. (1999). Limitations of the American Academy of Neurology and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society paper on QEEG. Journal of Neuropsychiatry Clinical Neuroscience, 11, 401-407.
  • Jackson, G., & Eberly, D. (1982). Facilitation of performance on an arithmetic task as a result of the application of a biofeedback procedure to suppress alpha wave activity. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 7(2), 211-221.
  • Janzen, T., Graap, K., Stephanson, S., Marshall, W., & Fitzsimmons, G. (1995). Differences in baseline EEG measures for attention deficit disorder and normally achieving preadolescent males. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 20(1), 65-82.
  • Kaiser, D. A., & Othmer, S. (2000). Effect of neurofeedback on variables of attention in a large multi-center trial. Journal of Neurotherapy, 4(1), 5-15.
  • Kotwal, D. B., Burns, W. J., & Montgomery, D. D. (1996). Computer-assisted cognitive training for ADHD: A case study. Behavior Modification, 20(1), 85-96.
  • Linden, M., Habib, T., & Radojevic, V. (1996). A controlled study of EEG biofeedback effects on cognitive and behavioral measures with attention-deficit disorder and learning disabled children [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 193-195.
  • Linden, M., Habib, T., & Radojevic, V. (1996). A controlled study of the effects of EEG biofeedback on the cognition and behavior of children with attention deficit disorders and learning disabilities. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 21(1), 35-49.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1983). Electroencephalographic Biofeedback and Neurological Applications. In J.V. Basmajian (Ed.), Biofeedback: Principles and Practice. Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins Publishers.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1985). Changing EEG Activity through biofeedback applications for the diagnosis and treatment of learning disabled children. Theory Into Practice, Ohio State University, 24, 106-111.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1989). Electroencephalographic biofeedback and neurological applications. In J. V. Basmajian (Ed.), Biofeedback: Principles and Practice (3rd ed., pp. 67-90). Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins Publishers.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1991). Discourse on the Development of EEG Diagnostics and Biofeedback Treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation 16, 201-225.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). Innovation or inquisition: The struggle for ascent in the court of science: Neurofeedback and ADHD. Biofeedback, 21(1), 23-33.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). Neurofeedback for the Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. In M. S. Schwartz (Ed.), Biofeedback: A Practitioner's Guide (2nd ed., pp. 493-522). New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). Psychophysiology and biofeedback treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In Clinical Applications of Biofeedback and Applied Psychophysiology. Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 4-7.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1997). Neurobiological Foundation for Neurofeedback Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/HD). Biofeedback, 25, 4-5, 18-19.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1997). Neocortical Dynamics: Implications for Understanding the Role of Neurofeedback and Related Techniques for the Enhancement of Attention. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 22(2), 111-126.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1998). Biofeedback, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity: Diagnostics, Clinics, Treatment Efficiency. In M. B. Shtark & R. Kall (Eds.) Biofeedback-Theory and Practice (Vol. 3) (pp. 143-162). Institute of Medical and Biological Cybernetics (Russian Academy of Medical Science-Siberian Department).
  • Lubar, J. F., & Deering, W. M. (1981). Behavioral Approaches to Neurology. New York: Academic Press.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Lubar, J. O. (1999). Neurofeedback Assessment and Treatment for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADD/HD). In J. R. Evans & A. Abarbanel (Eds.), Introduction to Quantitative EEG and Neurotherapy (pp. 103-143). NY: Academic Press.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Shouse, M. N. (1976). EEG and behavioral changes in a hyperkinetic child concurrent with training of the sensorimotor rhythm (SMR): A preliminary report. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 3, 293-306.
  • Lubar, J. F., & Shouse, M. N. (1977). Use of biofeedback in the treatment of seizure disorders and hyperactivity. In B. B. Lahey and A. E. Kazdin (Eds.), Advances in child clinical psychology (pp. 204-251). New York: Plenum Publishing Company.
  • Lubar, J. F., Swartwood, M.. O., Swartwood, J. N., & O'Donnell, P. (1995). Evaluation of the effectiveness of EEG neurofeedback training for ADHD in a clinical setting as measured by changes in TOVA scores, behavioral ratings, and WISC-R performance. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 20, 83-99.
  • Lubar, J. F., Swartwood, M.. O., Swartwood, J. N., & Timmermann, D. L. (1995). Quantitative EEG and auditory event-related potentials in the evaluation of Attention-Deficit Disorder: Effects of Methylphenidate and implications for neurofeedback training. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment (Monograph series, Special ADHD Issue), 143-160.
  • Lubar, J. F., White, J. N., Swartwood, M. O., & Swartwood, J. N. (1999). Methylphenidate effects on global and complex measures of EEG. Pediatric Neurology, 21(3), 633-637.
  • Lubar, J. O., & Lubar, J. F. (1984). Electroencephalographic biofeedback of SMR and Beta for treatment of attention deficit disorders in a clinical setting. Biofeedback and Self- Regulation, 9, 1-23.
  • Mann, C. A., Lubar, J. F., Zimmerman, A. W., Miller, B. A., & Muenchen, R. A. (1992). Quantitative analysis of EEG in boys with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Controlled study with clinical implications. Pediatric Neurology, 8, 30-36.
  • McDonald, S. L. (1979). Feedback based EEG alpha training and associated changes in task focus in grade school children. Dissertation Abstracts International, 39 (n12-A), 7247.
  • Monastra, V. J., Lubar, J. F., & Linden, M. K. (2000). The development of a QEEG-Scan for ADHD: Reliability and validity studies. Neuropsychology (in press).
  • Monastra, V. J., Lubar, J. F., Linden, M., VanDeusen, P., Green, G., Wing, W., Phillips, A., & Fenger, T. N. (1999). Assessing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder via Quantitative Electroencephalography: An Initial Validation Study. Neuropsychology, 13, (3), 424-433.
  • Norris, S. L., Lee, C., Cea, J., & Burshteyn, D. (1998). Performance enhancement training effects on attention: A case study. Journal of Neurotherapy, 3(1), 19-25.
  • Packard, R. C., & Ham, L. P. (1996). EEG biofeedback in the treatment of Lyme Disease: A case study. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1(3), 22-30.
  • Potashkin, B. D., & Beckles, N. (1990). Relative efficacy of ritalin and biofeedback treatments in the management of hyperactivity. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 15(4), 305-311.
  • Pratt, R. R., Abel, H., Skidmore, J. (1995). The effects of neurofeedback training with background music on EEG patterns of ADD and ADHD children. International Journal of Arts Medicine, 4(1), 24-31.
  • Rasey, H. W., Lubar, J. F., McIntyre, A., Zoffuto, A. C., & Abbott, P. L. (1996). EEG biofeedback for the enhancement of attentional processing in normal college students. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1, 15-21.
  • Rossiter, T. R. (1998). Patient directed neurofeedback for ADHD. Journal of Neuotherapy, 2(4), 54-63.
  • Rossiter, T. R., & LaVaque, T. J. (1995). A comparison of EEG biofeedback and psychostimulants in treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1(1), 48-59.
  • Russell, H. L., & Carter, J. L. (1997). EEG driven audio-visual stimulation unit for enhancing cognitive abilities of learning disordered boys: Final report. U.S. Department of Education (SBIR) Contract number RA94130002.
  • Scheinbaum, S., Newton, C. J., Zecker, S., & Roenfield, P. (1995). A controlled study of EEG biofeedback as a treatment for attention-deficit disorders [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 131-134.
  • Seifert, A. R., & Lubar, J. F. (1979). Reduction in epileptic seizures through EEG biofeedback training. Biological Psychology, 3, 157-184.
  • Shouse, M.N., & Lubar, J.F. (1979). Sensorimotor rhythm (SMR) operant conditioning and methylphenidate in the treatment of hyperkinesis. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 4, 299-311.
  • Shouse, M. N., & Lubar, J. F. (1979). Operant conditioning of EEG rhythms and Ritalin in the treatment of hyperkinesis. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 4(4), 301-312.
  • Swartwood, M. O., Swartwood, J. N., Lubar, J. F., Timmermann, D. L., Zimmerman, A. W., & Muenchen, R. A. (1998). Methylphenidate effects on EEG, behavior, and performance in boys with ADHD. Pediatric Neurology, 18(3), 244-250.
  • Swingle, P. G., (1996). Subthreshold 10-hz sound suppresses EEG theta: Clinical application for the potentiation of neurotherapeutic treatment of ADD/ADHD. Journal of Neurotherapy, 2(1), 15-22.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1984). EEG sensorimotor rhythm biofeedback training: Some effects on the neurologic precursors of learning disabilities. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 1, 163-177.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1985). Brainwave signatures--An index reflective of the brain's functional neuroanatomy: Further findings on the effect of EEG sensorimotor rhythm biofeedback training on the neurologic precursors of learning disabilities. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 3, 85-89.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1990). Righting the rhythms of reason: EEG biofeedback training as a therapeutic modality in a clinical office setting. Medical Psychotherapy, 3, 57-68.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1991). Wechsler (WISC-R) changes following treatment of learning disabilities via EEG biofeedback training in a private practice setting. Australian Journal of Psychology, 43, 147-153.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1993). Ten year stability of EEG biofeedback results for a hyperactive boy who failed fourth grade perceptually impaired class. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 18(1), 33-34.
  • Tansey, M. A., & Bruner, R. L. (1983). EMG and EEG biofeedback training in the treatment of a 10-year old hyperactive boy with a developmental reading disorder. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 8, 25-37.
  • Thompson, L., & Thompson, M. (1998). Neurofeedback combined with training in metacognitive strategies: Effectiveness in students with ADD. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 23(4), 243-263.
  • Tinius, T. P., & Tinius, K. A. (2000). Changes after EEG biofeedback and cognitive retraining in adults with mild traumatic brain injury and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Neuotherapy, 4(2), 27-44.
  • van Sickle, T. D., Melton, M. A., Burns, W. J., & Montgomery, D. D. (1996). EEG biofeedback of an 11 year-old ADHD male: Improved Achenbach scores and EEG [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 135.
  • Wadhwani, S., Radvanski, D. C., & Carmody, D. P. (1998). Neurofeedbck training in a case of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Neurotherapy, 3(1), 42-49.

Chapters in Books

  • Lubar, J. F., & Shouse, M. N. (1977). Use of biofeedback in the treatment of seizure disorders and hyperactivity. Advances in Child Clinical Psychology, Plenum Publishing Company, 1, 204-251.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1982). EEG operant conditioning in severe epileptics: Controlled multidimensional studies. In L. White & B. Tursky (Eds.), Clinical biofeedback: Efficacy and mechanisms, Guilford Press.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1983). Electroencephalographic biofeedback and neurological applications. In J. V. Basmajiam (Ed.), Biofeedback: Principles and Practice. Williams and Wilkins Publishers.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1984). Applications of operant conditioning of the EEG for the management of epileptic seizures. In Th. Elbert, B. Rockstroh, W. Lutzenberger, & N. Birmbaumer (Eds.), Self-Regulation of the Brain and Behavior, Springer-Verlag Publishing Company, 107-125.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1989). Electroencephalographic biofeedback and neurological applications. In J. V. Basmajian (Ed.), Biofeedback: Principles and Practice (3rd Ed.). Williams and Wilkins Publishers, 67-90.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). Neurofeedback for the management of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorders. In Schwartz, M. S. (Ed.), Biofeedback: A Practitioner's Guide. Guilford Publications, Inc., New York, (2nd Ed.), 493-522.
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). EEG biofeedback (neurofeedback) for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders. In J. Kamiya & R. Kall (Eds.), Neurofeedback Neurotherapy (Tentative Title), Future Health Publication, Philadelphia, P A. (In Press).
  • Lubar, J. F. (1995). Neurofeedback Treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Research and Clinical Implications. In Biobehavioral Self-Regulation in the East and West. Springer-Verlap Tokyo, 222-228.
  • Lubar, J.F. (1998). Biofeedback, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity: Diagnostics, Clinics, Treatment Efficiency. In M. B. Shtark & R. Kall (Eds.) Biofeedback-Theory and Practice (Vol. 3) (pp. 143-162). Institute of Medical and Biological Cybernetics (Russian Academy of Medical Science-Siberian Department).
  • Lubar, J.F., & Lubar, J.O. (1999). Neurofeedback Assessment and Treatment for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADD/HD). In J. R. Evans & A. Abarbanel (Eds.), Introduction to Quantitative EEG and Neurotherapy (pp. 103-143). NY: Academic Press.
  • Lubar, J. F.  (2003).  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  In D. Moss, I. Wickramasekera, A. McGrady, and T. Davies (Eds.), Mind-body medicine in primary care: behavioral and psychological tools. (pp.
    347-357).  Sage Publications.
  • Lubar, J. F.  (2003).  Neurofeedback for the management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders.  In M. Schwartz & F. Andrasik (Eds.), Biofeedback: A practitioner’s guide (pp. 409-437). Guilford Publishing Co.
  • Congedo, M., & Lubar, J. F. (2003). Parametric and non-parametic analysis of QEEG: Normative database comparisons in electro-encephalography, a simulation study on accuracy. In J. Lubar (Ed.), Quantitative electroencephalographic analysis (QEEG) databases for
    neurotherapy: Description, validation, and application (pp. 1-29). New York: The Haworth Press.

 

References in Support of a Neurological Basis for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Learning Disabilities (LD)

General References

  • Nunez, P. L. (1995). Neocortical Dynamics and Human EEG Rhythms. Oxford University Press.
  • Duffy, F. N., Iyer, V. G. & Surwillo, W.W. (1989). Clinical Electroencephalography and Topographic Brain Mapping: Technology and Practice, Springer-Verlag.
  • Niedermeyer, E; DaSilva, E. L. (1993). Electroencephalography: Basic Principles, Chemical Applications, and Related Fields, (3rd. Ed.), Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.
  • Gillberg, C., Matousek, M., Peterson, I., & Rasmussen, P. Perceptual motor and attentional deficits in seven year old children: Electrophysiologic aspects. Acta Paedopsychologica.
  • Hughes, J. R., & Myklebust, H. R. (1971). The EEG in a controlled study of minimal brain dysfunction. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 31, 292.
  • Jasper, H. H., Solomon, P., & Bradley, C. (1938). Electroencephalographic analysis of behavior problems in children. American Journal of Psychiatry, 95, 641-658.
  • Klinkerfuss, G. H., Lange, P. H., Weinberg, W. A., & O'Leary, J. L. (1965). Electroencephalographic abnormalities of children with hyperkinetic behavior. Neurology, 15, 883-891.
  • Knott, J. P., Platt, E. B., Ashby, M. C., & Gottlieb, J. S. (1953). A familiar evaluation of the electroencephalograph of patients with primary behavior disorder and psychopathic personality. EEG and Clinical Neuropsychology, 5, 363-370.
  • Lubar, J. F., Bianchini, K. I., Calhoun, W. H., Lambert, E. W., Brody, Z. H., & Shabsin, H. S. (1985). Spectral analysis of EEG differences between children with and without learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18(7), 403-408.
  • Matousek, M., Rasmussen, P., & Gillberg, C. (1984). EEG frequency analysis in children with so-called minimal brain dysfunction and related disorders. Advances in Biological Psychiatry, 15, 102-108.
  • Satterfield, D. H., Lesser, L. I., Sand, R.E., & Cantwell, D. P. (1973). EEG aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of minimal brain dysfunctions. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 205, 273-282.
  • Werry, J. M., Delano, J. G., & Douglas, V. (1984). Studies on the hyperactive child. I. Some preliminary findings. Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, 9, 120-130.
  • Winkler, A. W., Dixon, J. F., & Parker, J. B. (1970). Brain function in problem children and controls: Psychometric, neurological and electroencephalographic comparisons. American Journal of Psychiatry, 127, 634-645.
  • Excessive slow wave(theorizing maturational lag): Ahn, H., Prichep, L., John, E. R., Baird, H., Treptin, M., & Kaye, H. (1980). Developmental equations reflect brain dysfunction. Science, 210, 1259-1262.
  • Lack of Alpha attenuation: Fuller, P. W. (1977). Computer estimated alpha attenuation during problem solving in children with learning disabilities. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, 38, 149-156.
  • Dyslexia and LD Papers: EEG and Brain Mapping Duffy, F. H., Denckla, M. B., Bartels, P. H., & Sandini, G. (1980). Dyslexia: Regional differences in brain electrical activity by topographic mapping. Annals of Neurology, 7, 412-420.
  • Duffy, F. H., Denckla, M. B., Bartels, P. H., Sandini, G., & Kiessling, L. S. (1980). Dyslexia: Automated diagnosis by computerized classification of brain electrical activity. Annals of Neurology, 7, 421-428.
  • Dykman, R. A., Holcomb, P. J., Oglesby, D. M., & Ackerman, P. T. (1982). Electrocortical frequencies in hyperactive, learning disabled, mixed, and normal children. Biological Psychiatry, 17, 675-684.
  • Fein, G., Galin, D., Y ingling, C., Johnstone, J., & Herron, H. EEG spectra in dyslexic and control boys during resting conditions. Report submitted to Veterans Administration Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, California 94121.
  • Flynn, J. M., & Deering, W. M. (1989). Subtypes of Dyslexia: Investigation of border's system using quantitative neurophysiology. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 31, 215-223.
  • Flynn, J. M. Topographic brain mapping and evaluation of dyslexic children: Clinical and research considerations. Learning disabilities Section, Gunderson Medical Foundation, 1836 South Avenue, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601.
  • Spiel, G. (1987). Is there a possibility of differentiating between children with minimal cerebral dysfunction by means of computer-assisted automatic EEG analysis. Advances in Biological Psychiatry, 16, 171-177.
  • Torello, M. W., & Duffy, F. H. (1985). Topographic mapping of brain electrical activity: Utility in the diagnosis of learning disabilities. In M. Languis (Ed.). Brain and learning: An emerging synthesis, theory into practice. Additional Papers for ADD and/or ADHD
  • Tansey, M. A., & Bruner, R. L. (1983). EMG and EEG biofeedback training in the treatment of a 10-year old hyperactive boy with a developmental reading disorder. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 8, 25-37.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1984). EEG sensorimotor rhythm biofeedback training: Some effects on the neurologic precursors of learning disabilities. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 1, 163-177.
  • Tansey, M. A. (1985a). Brainwave signatures--An index reflective of the brain's functional neuroanatomy: Further findings on the effect of EEG sensorimotor rhythm biofeedback training on the neurologic precursors of learning disabilities. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 3, 85-89.
  • Senf, G. M. (1988). Neurometric brainmapping in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of cognitive dysfunction. Cognitive Rehabilitation, Nov./Dec., 2037.
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  • Benson, D. Frank. (1991). The role of frontal dysfunction in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Neurology, 6(Suppl.), S9-S12.
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  • Voeller, K. K. (1991). Toward a neurobiologic nosology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Neurology, 6(Suppl.), S2-S8.
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  • Tansey, M. A. (1991a). Wechsler (WISC-R) changes following treatment of learning disabilities via EEG biofeedback training in a private practice setting. Australian Journal of Psychology, 43, 147-153.
  • Riccio, C. A., Hynd, G. W., Cohen, M. J., & Gonzalez, J. J. (1993). Neurological basis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Exceptional Children, 60-2, 118-124.
  • Linden, M., Habib, T., & Radojevic, V. (1996). A controlled study of the effects of EEG biofeedback on the cognition and behavior of children with attention deficit disorders and learning disabilities. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 21, 35-49.


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