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biofeedback - Cultural Definition
A training technique by which a person learns how to regulate certain body functions, such as heart rate, blood pressure, or brain wave patterns, that are normally considered to be involuntary. The person learns by watching special monitoring instruments attached to the body that record changes in these functions.
- Biofeedback has had some success in the treatment of such disorders as chronic headaches and back pain.
biofeedback - Medical Definition
biofeedback - Science Definition
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