Some Antecedents of Biofeedback

  • Aubrey J. Yates


Biofeedback refers to the display of some aspect of the physiological functioning of the individual with the expectation that observation of the characteristics of the display will enable the individual to attain increased voluntary control over the physiological function being displayed. The means by which the increased voluntary control is attained is currently a matter of much controversy which will be considered in detail in a later chapter.


Conditioned Stimulus Physiological Psychology Autonomic Function Voluntary Control Auditory Feedback 
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  • Aubrey J. Yates
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  1. 1.The University of Western AustraliaNedlandsWestern Australia

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