r. James V. Hardt serves as the President and founder of Biocybernaut Institute, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Physics from Carnegie Institute of Technology, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Carnegie-Mellon University and he has done post-doctoral training in Psychophysiology at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Hardt has authored or co-authored more than 60 papers and professional presentations. He has authored, co-authored or has pending over 30 patents for the core technology, headset, training methodology and brain-centered portion of virtual reality applications. He has dedicated his life in the research and development surrounding brain wave training. Dr. Hardt was mentored by Dr. Joe Kamiya, the scientist who first discovered, in 1962, that humans could voluntarily control their own brain waves if they were given brain wave feedback. Dr. Hardt has earned a national reputation as a preeminent research scientist for his over 40 years of work in biofeedback.
Dr. Hardt’s research has been supported by private and Federal grants and contributions from prestigious organizations such as the Fetzer Foundation. He presents at numerous, prestigious national and international meetings and has published in leading scholarly journals such as Science, Psychophysiology, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Biofeedback and Self-Regulation and Advances In Mind-Body Medicine.