Open focus attention training

Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;36(1):153-62. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2013.01.003.


This article describes the role of attention training and brainwave synchrony training in the resolution of stress- and pain-related symptoms. It describes the origin of Open Focus attention training as it was distilled from observations of space-generated brain wave activity. It provides a map of the various attentional styles and associated EEG activity.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attention / physiology*
  • Brain Waves / physiology
  • Humans
  • Neurofeedback / methods*
  • Pain Management / psychology*
  • Stress, Psychological / therapy*