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biofeedback

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noun bio·feed·back \-ˈfēd-ˌbak\

Simple Definition of biofeedback

  • : the technique of controlling things in your body (such as heartbeats or brain waves) with your conscious mind

Full Definition of biofeedback

  1. :  the technique of making unconscious or involuntary bodily processes (as heartbeats or brain waves) perceptible to the senses (as by the use of an oscilloscope) in order to manipulate them by conscious mental control

1970

First Known Use of biofeedback

1970


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biofeedback

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noun bio·feed·back \-ˈfēd-ˌbak\

Medical Definition of biofeedback

  1. :  the technique of making unconscious or involuntary bodily processes (as heartbeat or brain waves) perceptible to the senses (as by the use of an oscilloscope) in order to manipulate them by conscious mental control




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