We have obtained Dr. Leslie Sherlin's permision to publish his introduction for Neuroconnections Issue (Winter 2010), dedicated to
LORETA neuroimaging method of EEG source localisation.
In this article Leslie explains its significance for brain diagnostics and support for decisions in Neurofeedback training.
"I am very pleased to be able to contribute to the NeuroConnections effort in coalescing articles on the topic of LORETA. This analysis procedure has permeated our organizations and those professionals who are utilizing tools the field of quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) for the purposes education, research and guiding interventions such as neurofeedback. I feel tremendous fortune to have been a part of this history in a small way by observing this growth within our community and to have contributed in some minor way to the use of LORETA in this capacity. There are many excellent writings both formal and less formal that describe the methods of LORETA. My intention isn’t to attempt to explain how this modality is calculated nor present to you the vast body of research of various populations of individuals but instead to summarize from a historical point of view the use of LORETA within our specific community.