Individual Alpha Peak Frequency’s Dataset Through Neurofeedback’s Protocol

  • Lizbeth Peralta-MalváezEmail author
  • Gibran EtcheverryEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Biosystems & Biorobotics book series (BIOSYSROB, volume 21)


The Individual Alpha Peak Frequency (IAF) is the individual dominant electroencephalogram (EEG) frequency in the range of n to m (n = 8 and m = 12). IAF is related to various cognitive functions such as attention and working memory; and can be affected by biological, psychological and social aspects. In this paper, a Neurofeedback (NF) protocol is presented, which takes into consideration these three aspects. The main purpose is to create an Individual Alpha Peak Frequency (IAPF) dataset for a NF system in order to predict the number of NF sessions for a cognitive skills improvement. Two studies were performed using this protocol with 10 students divided in experimental and control groups, where an advance in the IAPF (Frequency and Absolute Power) can be observed in the first group.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computing, Electronics and Mechatronics in Universidad de Las Américas PueblaSan Andrés CholulaMexico

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