Biofeedback: Definition & Techniques


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What are the two important components of biofeedback?

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1. Biofeedback tracks

2. Electrodes used during biofeedback sessions can be placed

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Biofeedback has many uses and this quiz/worksheet combo can help you learn about this therapeutic strategy and its many applications. The questions will quiz you on the purpose and practical components of biofeedback.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The essential components of biofeedback
  • The purpose of biofeedback
  • Placement of biofeedback equipment
  • Different types of relaxation therapy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about biofeedback techniques
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information about psychology
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to critique efficacy and superiority of relaxation techniques
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast various types of biofeedback and relaxation techniques

Additional Learning

To learn more about biofeedback, review the accompanying lesson titled Biofeedback: Definition & Techniques. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define autonomic nervous system and biofeedback
  • Explain how biofeedback is thought to work
  • Define electromyogram (EMG)
  • Differentiate between thermal feedback, neurofeedback, electrodermal activity, progressive muscle relaxation training, guided imagery, and mindfulness meditation