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Copyright © 2013, 2015 by Douglas Dailey                                   Last Modified: Oct 19, 2015
TAG Sync for Thought Technology’s BioGraph Infiniti has new features. Combining EEG, temperature and skin conductance training: During regular 2 channel synchrony training drops in skin temperature or increases in skin conductivity set off a yellow light in the middle of the display. It can also sound an audible alarm or pause video feedback. The role of the anterior cingulate in GSR (galvanic skin responses) and in the salience networks makes its monitoring and training during neurofeedback a possibility. Phase reset candidates trigger alerts: You can individually set thresholds for reward 1 (e.g., theta) and reward 2 (e.g., alpha) so that sudden large simultaneous increases in synchrony can be noted. Cortical activity contours are saved between sessions: All 12 inhibit bins keep their adjustable settings between sessions so that beta spindling, irritable cortex or other conditions can be managed more easily. Increased flexibility: Full DVD and AVI capability are now available with TAG Sync on a single laptop monitor (see the image on the right). A minimum resolution of 1200x800 is recommended. The suite contains 15 screens, 4 channel sets, and two sets of animated photo puzzles.
Z Score Training: If you have the Neuroguide DLL you can alternate z-score training with TAG sync. In this screen design, setup for training between Fz and Pz, the instruments are in four groups, each with a green light in the center of the screen when the measurements are within the designated z- score range. If their is an excursion outside of the z-score ranges or if an artifact intervenes, then the red light at bottom middle of the screen goes off. Sounds can be linked to each of the instruments or the instruments can control a DVD on a second monitor. The four groups of z-score measurements that are monitored are Absolute Power of EEG Ch1: Absolute Power of EEG Ch2, Coherence between EEG Ch1 and 2, and Phase between EEG Ch1 and Ch2. This can be a useful tool for working with TAG Synchrony since one of the premises is that effective global broad band synchrony reduces intra-subject variability (i.e., z- scores). This screen is discontinued. It integrates with the TAG Sync for Infiniti package. Contact me if you are interested.
Ultra/Infra Low Frequency, SMR, and other single channel training: This product includes screens for dual and single monitor with choice of feedback being all audio, or DVD/AVI. With Thought Technology’s EEG-Z3 you can do ULF. Because this is a TAG screen you can monitor and train on a second frequency as well. Because the resonant frequencies of the resting state networks are around 0.01-0.10 Hz you can simultaneously feedback the phase-amplitude coupling of higher frequency components. This is already done in the regular two channel TAG sync screens. The single channel TAG screen sets also having the advantage additional inhibit bins. With BioGraph 6 you can record the shaping of your inhibits around events such as beta spindling. Like the TAGx2 2-channel screens, the TAGx1 single channel screens also come with GSR (skin conductivity) and Temperature training abilities. Some forms of reactive processing may be more easily monitored or trained with peripheral measures than is straight EEG biofeedback. Heart Rate Variability (HRV): HRV is a very important topic in discussions of global broad-band synchrony (GBBS) such as TAG Sync (x1 or x2). There is a special pacemaker cell that is found only in the heart and in the thalamus (cf. Buzsaki). The HRV resonant frequency of 0.1 Hz (= 6 per minute). Phase-amplitude coupling between the nested frequencies from 6/minute (0.1 Hz) to 40 per second (40 Hz) is so significant that it correlates with system-wide states of hypersympathecotonia and hyperparasympathecotonia. Fight or flight and freeze reactions affect the EEG spectral power distribution in alpha and theta ranges. Such reactions also alter slow wave sleep activity whose structure reverberates throughout the following day. Such reactions affect the imposition of 0.05 Hz (20 sec long) resting state oscillations on tests of variables of attention.
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Bioexplorer version now available Aug 28, 2013
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What’s New
Copyright © 2013, 2015 by Douglas Dailey  Last Modified: Oct 19, 2015
TAG Sync for Thought Technology’s BioGraph Infiniti has new features. Combining EEG, temperature and skin conductance training: During regular 2 channel synchrony training drops in skin temperature or increases in skin conductivity set off a yellow light in the middle of the display. It can also sound an audible alarm or pause video feedback. The role of the anterior cingulate in GSR (galvanic skin responses) and in the salience networks makes its monitoring and training during neurofeedback a possibility. Phase reset candidates trigger alerts: You can individually set thresholds for reward 1 (e.g., theta) and reward 2 (e.g., alpha) so that sudden large simultaneous increases in synchrony can be noted. Cortical activity contours are saved between sessions: All 12 inhibit bins keep their adjustable settings between sessions so that beta spindling, irritable cortex or other conditions can be managed more easily. Increased flexibility: Full DVD and AVI capability are now available with TAG Sync on a single laptop monitor (see the image on the right). A minimum resolution of 1200x800 is recommended. The suite contains 15 screens, 4 channel sets, and two sets of animated photo puzzles.
Z Score Training: If you have the Neuroguide DLL you can alternate z-score training with TAG sync. In this screen design, setup for training between Fz and Pz, the instruments are in four groups, each with a green light in the center of the screen when the measurements are within the designated z- score range. If their is an excursion outside of the z-score ranges or if an artifact intervenes, then the red light at bottom middle of the screen goes off. Sounds can be linked to each of the instruments or the instruments can control a DVD on a second monitor. The four groups of z-score measurements that are monitored are Absolute Power of EEG Ch1: Absolute Power of EEG Ch2, Coherence between EEG Ch1 and 2, and Phase between EEG Ch1 and Ch2. This can be a useful tool for working with TAG Synchrony since one of the premises is that effective global broad band synchrony reduces intra-subject variability (i.e., z-scores). This screen is discontinued. It integrates with the TAG Sync for Infiniti package. Contact me if you are interested.
Ultra/Infra Low Frequency, SMR, and other single channel training: This product includes screens for dual and single monitor with choice of feedback being all audio, or DVD/AVI. With Thought Technology’s EEG-Z3 you can do ULF. Because this is a TAG screen you can monitor and train on a second frequency as well. Because the resonant frequencies of the resting state networks are around 0.01-0.10 Hz you can simultaneously feedback the phase-amplitude coupling of higher frequency components. This is already done in the regular two channel TAG sync screens. The single channel TAG screen sets also having the advantage additional inhibit bins. With BioGraph 6 you can record the shaping of your inhibits around events such as beta spindling. Like the TAGx2 2-channel screens, the TAGx1 single channel screens also come with GSR (skin conductivity) and Temperature training abilities. Some forms of reactive processing may be more easily monitored or trained with peripheral measures than is straight EEG biofeedback. Heart Rate Variability (HRV): HRV is a very important topic in discussions of global broad-band synchrony (GBBS) such as TAG Sync (x1 or x2). There is a special pacemaker cell that is found only in the heart and in the thalamus (cf. Buzsaki). The HRV resonant frequency of 0.1 Hz (= 6 per minute). Phase-amplitude coupling between the nested frequencies from 6/minute (0.1 Hz) to 40 per second (40 Hz) is so significant that it correlates with system-wide states of hypersympathecotonia and hyperparasympathecotonia. Fight or flight and freeze reactions affect the EEG spectral power distribution in alpha and theta ranges. Such reactions also alter slow wave sleep activity whose structure reverberates throughout the following day. Such reactions affect the imposition of 0.05 Hz (20 sec long) resting state oscillations on tests of variables of attention.
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Bioexplorer version now available Aug 28, 2013
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