Using Biofeedback Training to Focus The ADHD Mind
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Keywords

medical devices
ADHD
Biofeedback

Abstract

ADHD has struck the academic careers of millions of young teens as those with the disorder present lower grades and more behavioral misconduct. This paper will review existing technology assist devices for ADHD diagnosed students and develop an alternative device to work in this space. The device is a biofeedback training system that encourages fidgeting as a means to enhance academic focus.  Initial subject testing was completed and the results are presented. The device is shown to be an effective tool to induce fidgeting, but connections between fidgeting and academic performance are not established.

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