Individual Differences in Cerebral Cortical Activity During Stress: Understanding and Intervention to Enhance Shooting Performance
Final rept. 1 Oct 2005-31 Mar 2009
MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK OFFICE OF RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION AND ADVANCEMENT
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The purpose of this project was to examine the efficacy of neurofeedback training to promote emotion regulation during cognitive-motor performance under conditions of mental stress. The model is predicated on the notion that relative left frontal activation is indicative of an adaptive mood state reflective of task engagement. In Phase 1, participants ROTC candidates were exposed to competitive mental stress to determine the manner in which brain i.e., cerebral cortical processes are perturbed by stress.
- Stress Physiology