The BFE meeting, attended by professionals from around the world, blended bio- and neurofeedback and nurtured the integration of clinical/educational applications and basic research.
London, England (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce the release of their online publication Psychophysiology Today. The issue features abstracts from their annual meeting in Venice, Italy that took place February 11-15, 2014 at the Instituto Universitario Salesiano Venezia (IUSVE).
The meeting, attended by professionals from around the world, blended bio- and neurofeedback and nurtured the integration of clinical/educational applications and basic research. It provided a learning opportunity for interdisciplinary exchanges between researchers, educators, students and seasoned practitioners. It confirmed that bio-neurofeedback is a dynamic growing field.
In addition to published abstracts, the journals' featured article - Support Healthy Brain Development: Implications for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Dr. Erik Peper explores the stages of childhood development that may contribute to the increase in diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD). The article offers insight on how to optimize healthy brain development in children.
About Dr. Erik Peper
Erik Peper, PhD., is an internationally known expert on holistic health, stress management, and biofeedback. He is a professor at San Francisco State University, where he was instrumental in establishing the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, the first holistic health program at a public university in the U.S. He is president of the Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE) and former president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology. He has received numerous awards such as the State of California Governor's Employee Safety Award in 2004 for his contributions to improving workplace health for computer users, the 2005 Sheila Adler Award from AAPB for his efforts to support and encourage student participation, and the 2011 Recipient of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe Educator Award. He is an author of numerous scientific articles and books: Biofeedback Mastery, Muscle Biofeedback at the Computer, Make Health Happen: Training Yourself to Create Wellness, De Computermens and Fighting Cancer-A Nontoxic Approach to Treatment. He has a biofeedback practice in Berkeley, California and publishes a blog titled The Peper Perspective: Ideas on illness, health and well-being.
The BFE Annual Meeting
The BFE Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary biofeedback conference designed to nurture communication and education between specialists from different disciplines. Experts from neurofeedback, biofeedback, psychology, medicine, physical therapy, education and other disciplines come together to share and learn. Submissions are now being accepted for the 18th Annual Meeting to take place in Spring 2015.
About the Biofeedback Federation of Europe
The Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE) is community interest company in the UK leading the way to share knowledge in the field of biofeedback. Through its “Learn From the Best” program, it offers a variety of webinars, online classes, courses, software and workshops with applications in healthcare, mental health, optimal performance and sport. Content is developed independently by International Research & Education Project teams. For more information, visit the BFE Online Shop.
Contact: Carol Meyers
BFE Education Manager