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Feedback Regulation of the Alpha Electroencephalogram Activity through Control of the Internal and External Parameters

  • Erik Peper

Abstract

Experiments with feedback stimulation triggered from the subject’s electroencephalogram result in changing the sequential time series of intervals of occipital alpha and intervals of little or no alpha EEG activity. The rate of recurrence of alpha and no-alpha EEG can be changed by regulating the external feedback stimuli or by asking the subject to change his internal state. Four different paradigms were investigated and the results interpreted in terms of the hypothesis that oculomotor functions regulate the occurrence and nonoccurrence of alpha.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Peper
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  1. 1.Center for Interdisciplinary ScienceSan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA

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