News-Medical: Neurofeedback system enables Parkinson’s patients to voluntarily control brain wave activity

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Parkinson’s disease is associated with abnormal beta wave activity in the subthalamic nucleus (STN), but a direct connection between this activity and movement difficulties has not yet been established. A study group at Osaka University developed a neurofeedback system which enables patients with Parkinson’s disease to voluntarily control beta wave activity in their deep brain associated with symptoms of the disorder. (February 6, 2019)

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