Psychophysiological Assessment and Intervention   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PH 510C - Psychophysiological Assessment and Intervention

This course provides a basic understanding of the physiology and methodology underlying common psychophysiological principles and applications as used in educational and clinical settings. The strengths and weaknesses of evidence supporting the use of biofeedback for a variety of clinical disorders is reviewed and the techniques for actually doing biofeedback are detailed. Techniques for using biofeedback as a tool for shaping and conditioning responses to stress are emphasized. The laboratory portion of the course provides sufficient hands practice with typical, clinical grade psychophysiological recording and biofeedback equipment and assessment and interventional techniques that students will be able to competently perform psychophysiological assessments interventions in their practices. 3 credit(s)