Establishing an EEG Norm-Base for ADHD

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Establishing an EEG Norm-Base for ADD v. non-ADD

Review of a journal article by Troy Janzen, Ken Graap, Stephan Stephanson, Wilma Marshall, and George Fitzsimmons
"Differences in Baseline EEG Measures for ADD and Normally Achieving Preadolescent Males"
Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1995, pp. 65-82.

Three well known tests (WISC-R, WRMT-R, WRAT-R) were administered to all subjects prior to the main part of the study, a series of cognitive tests performed while connected to a 19 lead EEG cap.

Findings: The most consistent finding was that ADD subjects have significantly higher theta amplitudes (p

The authors conclude that although the number of subjects was small, there were significant differences that could be observed. These findings form a starter set of data for additional efforts. Establishing an EEG Norm-Base for ADHD

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