Non-invasive Functional Brain Biomarkers for Cognitive-Motor Performance Assessment: Towards New Brain Monitoring Applications

  • Rodolphe J. Gentili
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6780)


Along with theoretical advances in neuroscience research, recent neurotechnological developments provide portable recording and processing systems that can be employed for real-time assessment in applied military environments. This article provides a brief overview of research related to non-invasive brain biomarkers derived from brain signals that can track brain dynamics during cognitive-motor performance. Potential applications of such brain biomarkers for military personnel such as neurofeedback for accelerated learning as well as brain monitoring for performance assessment and rehabilitation are discussed.


Cognitive-motor performance EEG/fNIRS biomarkers alpha power phase synchronization brain monitoring neurofeedback rehabilitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodolphe J. Gentili
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    • 2
  1. 1.Cognitive Motor Neuroscience Laboratory Department of KinesiologySchool of Public Health University of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.Neuroscience and Cognitive Science ProgramUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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