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Problems in Biofeedback Training: An Experiential Analogy—Urination

  • Erik Peper

Abstract

The research literature on biofeedback training is filled with contradictions. Certain researchers and experimental settings appear to enhance learning in trainees, whereas other combinations appear to inhibit learning. Further, some researchers, educators, and clinicians suggest that biofeedback can be a useful tool for preventive medicine, since a person who can sense his body response can learn to change or modulate the patterns of his behavior.1 Other researchers, especially those who have been unsuccessful in teaching voluntary control, believe that claims of any usefulness should be made extremely cautiously.

Keywords

Voluntary Control Biofeedback Training Urination Control Autonomic Learning Trial Length 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

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

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