The BRAINTRAIN project has three main components :
- the development and refinement of methods for the real-time analysis and feedback of fMRI data and combination with other imaging modalities (WP2),
- the adaptation of fMRI mapping techniques to localise disease-relevant networks and development of protocols for their self-regulation through neurofeedback (WP3)
- the assessment of feasibility and clinical effects in several mental, metabolic and neurological disorders (autism spectrum disorders, alcohol addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, childhood anxiety disorders, binge-eating disorder, obesity, depression) (WP4).
- The consortium will also explore the potential transfer of imaging feed)back training into everyday settings through ambulatory and assistive technologies such as electroencephalography and near infrared-spectroscopy(NIRS) and gaming (WP5).
Finally BRAINTRAIN will engage with potential users of these technologies through several workshops, liaise with regulatory authorities and disseminate findings to the academic and user communities in WP6.