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Neurofeedback Research on Optimal Functioning and Peak Performance

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Ford, N. L., M.A., Wyckoff, S. N., PhD., & Sherlin, L. H., PhD. (2016). Neurofeedback and mindfulness in peak performance training among athletes. Biofeedback (Online), 44(3), 152-159.


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Nan, W., Wan, F., Lou, C. I., Vai, M. I., & Rosa, A. (2013). Peripheral visual performance enhancement by neurofeedback training. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 38(4), 285-91.


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