Neurofeedback and Beethoven music for relieve of stress

Vee Fely, anak Malek and Norsiah, Fauzan (2016) Neurofeedback and Beethoven music for relieve of stress. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 3 (2). pp. 6-10. ISSN 2313626X

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Abstract

Stress is defined as a mild mental disorder and can be relieved using psychological treatment or neurorehabilitation such as neurofeedback training. In this research neurofeedback training (NFT) was applied using sound therapy such as music to reduce stress and increase calmness of final year university students. Data was collected using a quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG) with Neurofeedback (NFT) and Beethoven music as the therapy medium. The data were analyzed using Microsoft Excel. Five respondents were involved in this research and they were chosen based on their scores from the stress inventory. The subjects were required to completan inventory to identify their stress levels and were selected based on total points accumulated. The subjects went through pre-test, NFT training session and posttest to look at the changes in brain organization. Delta and Beta training protocol were conducted; the results showed that the most dominant brainwaves to improve calmness (Alpha) were Delta protocol to stabilize the excessive waves.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stress, Music therapy, Sound therapy, Neurofeedback, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2016 16:45
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 16:45
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/13612

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