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The following list of medical and scientific journals has been compiled for those who may be interested in doing further research into the subject of brainwave states, binaural beats, the frequency following response, and sound therapy. Copies of these articles and research papers can be obtained through your local public library or university library.

Listed Alphabetically by first author:

Anand, B. K., Chhina, G. S., & Singh, B. (1961). Some aspects of electroencephalographic studies in yogis. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 13, 452-456.

Anch, A.M., Browman, C.P., Mitler, M.M. & Walsh, J.K. (1988). Sleep: A Scientific Perspective. (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall).

Ashley-Farrand, T. (1999). Healing Mantras: Using Sound Affirmations for Personal Power, Creativity and Healing. (Ballantine Wellspring)

Bagchi, B. K., & Wenger, M. A. (1958). Simultaneous EEG and other recordings during some yogic practices. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 10, 193.

Banquet, J. P. (1972). EEG and meditation. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 33, 454.

Banquet, J. P. (1973). Spectral analysis of the EEG in meditation. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 35, 143-151.

Basar, E. (1980) EEG Brain Dynamics.Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Basar, E. (ed.) (1988) Dynamics of Sensory and Cognitive Processing by the Brain. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Bear. (1977). Efficacy of alpha biofeedback training in elevating mood. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 334.

Beatty, J.; Greenberg, A.; Deibler, W. P.; O’ Hanlon, J. F. (1974). Operant control of occipital theta rhythm affects performance in a radar monitoring task. Science 183:871-873.

Beaulieu, J. (1995). Music and Sound in the Healing Arts. (Barrytown Station Hill Press)

Beck, A. T. (1987). Beck Depression Inventory Manual. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc.

Beisteiner R, Altenmuller E, Lang W, Lindinger G, Deecke L. (1994) Measurement of brain potentials with EEG. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 6:311-27.

Boynton, T. (2001) Applied Research Using Alpha/Theta Training For Enhancing Creativity and Well-Being. Journal of Neurotherapy, 5.

Brown, B. B. (1970). Recognition of aspects of consciousness through association with EEG alpha activity represented by a light signal. Psychophysiology, 6, 442-452.

Budzynski, T. H. (1986). Clinical applications of non-drug-induced states. In B. B. Wolman & M. Ullman (Eds.), Handbook of States of Consciousness, pp. 428-460. (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company).

Cade, C. M., & Coxhead, N. (1979). The Awakened Mind. Longmead, Great Britain: Element Books.

Carter, G. (1993). Healing Myself. (Norfolk: Hampton Roads Publishing Company).

Coulson, Louis T. & Strickland, Alison (1990). Journeys Into Creative Problem Solving: Inviting Insights and Inventing Ideas Through Imagery. Applied Creative Learning Systems Inc., Seminole, FL.

Cott, A., Pavloski, R. P., & Goldman, J. A. (1981). Cortical alpha rhythm, biofeedback, and the determinants of subjective state. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 110, 381-397.

Davidson, R. J., Schwartz, G. E., & Shapiro, D. (1980). Consciousness and self-regulation: Advances in research. (Vol. 3). New York: Plenum Press.

Degood, D. E., & Valle, R. S. (1975). A state-trait analysis of alpha density and personality variables in a normal population. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 31, 624-631.

Delmonte, M. M. (1984). Electrocortical activity and related phenomena associated with meditation practice: A literature review. International Journal of Neuroscience, 24, pp. 217-231.

Dewhurst-Maddock, O. (1993). The Book of Sound Therapy. (Fireside Publishers)

Empson, J. (1986). Human Brainwaves: The Psychological Significance of the Electroencephalogram. (London: The Macmillan Press Ltd.)

Etnier, J. L., Whitwer, S. S., Landers, D. M., Petruzzello, S. J., & Salazar, H. M. (1996) Changes in electroencephalographic activity associated with learning a novel motor task. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 67(3), 272-287.

Evans, F. J. (1972). Hypnosis and sleep: Techniques for exploring cognitive acitvity during sleep. In E. Fromm & R. E. Shor (Eds.), Hypnosis: Research developments and perspectives. Chicago: Aldine- Atherton.

Fischer, R. (1971). A cartography of ecstatic and meditative states. Science, 174 (4012), pp. 897-904.

Gaynor, Md., M.L. (2002) The Healing Power of Sound. (Shambhala Publications)

Gaynor, Md., M.L. (1999) Sounds of Healing. (Broadway Books)

Gerken, G. M., Moushegian, G., Stillman, R. D., & Rupert, A. L. (1975). Human frequency-following responses to monaural and binaural stumuli. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 38, 379-386.

Gevins, A., Smith, M. E., McEvoy, L., & Yu, D. (1997) High-resolution EEG mapping of cortical activation related to working memory: Effects of task difficulty, type of processing, and practice. Cerebral Cortex. 7(4), 374-385.

Giannitrapani, D. (1985). The electrophysiology of intellectual functions. New York: Karger.

Glaser, G. H. (1963). EEG and behavior. New York: Basic Books.

Goleman, G. M. (1988). Meditative Mind: The Varieties of Meditative Experience. (New York: G. P. Putnam).

Graham, J. R. (1993). The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory 2: Assessing personality and psychopathology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Green, E. E. & Green, A. M. (1986). Biofeedback and states of consciousness. In B. B. Wolman & M. Ullman (Eds.), Handbook of States of Consciousness, pp. 553-589. (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company).

Green, E. E., Green, A. M., & Walters, E. D. (1970). Voluntary control of internal states: psychological and physiological. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 2, 1-25.

Guilfoyle, G. & Carbone, D. (1996). The facilitation of attention utilizing therapeutic sounds. Presented at the New York State Association of Day Service Providers Symposium, October 18, 1996, Albany, New York.

Hassler M. (1990) Functional cerebral asymmetries and cognitive abilities in musicians, painters, and controls. Cognitive Brain Research. 13:1-17.

Henry, J.P. (1992). Instincts, Archetypes and Symbols: An Approach to the Physiology of Religious Experience. (Dayton: College Press).

Hink, R. F., Kodera, K., Yamada, O., Kaga, K., & Suzuki, J. (1980). Binaural interaction of a beating frequency following response. Audiology, 19, pp. 36-43.

Hirai, T. (1960) Electroencephalograpic Study of Zen Meditation, Psychiat. Neurology. 62, 76-105.

Hutchison, M. (1986). Megabrain: New tools and techniques for brain growth and mind expansion.. (Beech Tree Books). pp. 261-281.

Hunt, V. V. (1995). Infinite Mind: The Science of Human Vibrations. (Malibu: Malibu Publishing Company).

Jackson, G. M., & Eberly, D. A. (1982) Facilitation of performance on an arithmetic task as a result of the application of a biofeedback procedure to suppress alpha wave activity. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation. 7, 211-221.

Jevning, R., Wallace, R. K., & Beidenbach, M. (1992). The physiology of meditation: A review. A wakeful hypnometabolic integrated response. Neuroscience and Behavioral Reviews, 16, pp. 415-424.

Jovanov, E., Rakovi, D., Car, M. (1995) Evaluation of state of consciousness using software support for monitoring spatio-temporal EEG changes, ISCA Intl. Conference on Computer Applications in Engineering and Medicine.

Kamiya, J. (1969) Operant control of the EEG alpha rhythm and some of its reported effects on consciousness. In Tart (Ed.), Altered states of consciousness (pp. 519-529).

Kasamatsu, A., & Hirai, T. (1969) An electroencephalographic study on the zen meditation. In Tart (Ed.), Altered states of consciousness (pp. 501-514).

Kennerly, R. C. (1994). An empirical investigation into the effect of beta frequency binaural beat audio signals on four measures of human memory. (Department of Psychology, West Georgia College, Carrolton, Georgia).

Klinger, E., Gregoire, K. C., & Barta, S. G. (1973) Physiological correlates of mental activity: Eye movements, alpha, and heart rate during imaging, suppression, concentration, search, and choice. Psychophysiology, 10, 471-477.

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Marsh, J.T., Brown, W.S., & Smith, J.C. (1975). Far-field recorded frequency-following responses: Correlates of low pitch auditory perception in humans. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 38, pp. 113-119.

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Martindale, C. (1975) What Makes Creative People Different. Psychology Today. July, 44-50.

Martindale, C., Armstrong, J. (1974) The relationship of creativity to cortical activation and its operant control. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 124, 311-320.

Martindale, C. & Greenough, J. (1973) The Differential Effect of Increased Arousal on Creative and Intellectual Performance. The Journal of Genetic Psychology. 123, 329-335.

Martindale, C. & Hasenfus, N. (1978) EEG Differences as a Function of Creativity, Stage of the Creative Process, and Effort to be Original. Biological Psychology. 6, 157-167.

Martindale, C., Mines, D. (1975) Creativity and cortical activation during creative, intellectual and EEG feedback tasks. Biological Psychology. 3, 91-100.

Martindale, C., Mines, D., Mitchell, L., Covello, E. (1984) EEG Alpha Asymmetry and Creativity. Personality & Individual Differences. 5(1), 77-86.

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