Thibault, R. T., Veissière, S., Olson, J. A., & Raz, A. (2018). Treating ADHD with suggestion: neurofeedback and placebo therapeutics. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi | download
Landry, M., Stendel, M., Landry, M., & Raz, A. (2018). Hypnosis in palliative care: from clinical insights to the science of self-regulation. Annals of Palliative Medicine, 7(1), 125-135. doi | download
Thibault, R. T., Lifshitz, M., & Raz, A. (2018). The climate of neurofeedback: scientific rigour and the perils of ideology. Brain, 141(2), e11-e11. doi | download
Thibault, R. T., & Raz, A. (2017). The psychology of neurofeedback: Clinical intervention even if applied placebo. American Psychologist, 72(7), 679. doi | download
Olson, J. A., Jeyanesan, E., & Raz, A. (2017). Ask the pendulum: personality predictors of ideomotor performance. Neuroscience of consciousness, 2017(1), nix014. doi | download
Lifshitz, M., Thibault, R. T., Roth, R. R., & Raz, A. (2017). Source localization of brain states associated with canonical neuroimaging postures. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(7), 1292-1301. doi | download
This paper argues that, although neurofeedback seems to work, the therapeutic benefits from it largely stem from placebo effects rather than the brain-based mechanisms that practitioners suggest.
Dr. Amir Raz delivers the keynote address at Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Ceremony.