Resesarch supports neurofeedback as an implicit learning process.

In a recent open access article, published in the Frontiers In Human Neuroscience, it is suggested that no particular strategy and/or explicit instructions for generating reward tones, during the neurofeedback session, results in better neurofeedback learning.  This supports neurofeedback as being an implicit, or subconscious, learning process.  For the full article, click here: NF_NoStrategyBetter for NF success_Kober

Learning to modulate one’s own brain activity: the effect of spontaneous mental strategies

Silvia E. Kober, Matthias Witte, Manuel Ninaus, Christa Neuper, and Guilherme Wood