Better than Sham? A critical evaluation of Neurofeedback (NFT) efficacy

Better than Sham?  A critical evaluation of Neurofeedback (NFT) efficacy

Schabus, M., et al. (2017). Better than sham? A double-blind placebo-controlled neurofeedback study in primary insomnia. BRAIN, 140, 1041-1052.                      

Contact: schlaflabor@sbg.ac.at



1. Name, Institution, Email (or anonymous)




2. Short study description [Intention of study, study sample (N, age)]


3. The Neurofeedback study included a control group


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4. If your NFT study included a control group, please specify


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5. The Neurofeedback study was


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6. Some NFT effects were found


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7. Significant EEG changes were found after NFT


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8. If there were significant EEG changes after NFT, where did you found them?


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9. Subjective improvements were found in


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10. Mood or symptom improvements were assessed using


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11. Conflict of interest

(e.g. working/consulting for a NFT company, indirect financial interests using NFT as treatment method,...)


12. Do or did you intend to write up your results?


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13. Did you pre-register your study?


14. Are there result statistics that you could provide for meta-analysis?


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