Multiple studies have shown that performance in many areas can be increased with neurofeedback. Neurofeedback has been used by olympic athleters to help increase their athletic performance. Stuies with children have shown that academic performance, test scores, and IQ scores increase with neurofeedback training.

Dr John Gruzelier performed studies with music conservatory students. These students received sessions of a type of training called Alpha/Theta neurofeedback. Students who received the training were rated as having improved their skills by 12% to 17%.