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S09 Biofeedback


The Biofeedback lesson explores the concept of biofeedback training and its effect on autonomic control of heart rate. An onscreen, thermometer-style heart rate display rises and falls with changes in heart rate, allowing students to become conscious of their heart rates. The Subject will try to influence the reading without physical movements.

Experimental Objectives

  1. Introduce the concept of biofeedback as a technique to alter autonomic tone.
  2. Measure changes in autonomic tone via heart rate.

Tasks Performed by the Student


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Lesson Hardware

This lesson requires a Biopac Science Lab (MP40) System and the following hardware. If your BScL System does not include all hardware items, expand your system by selecting required items below.

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