Dr. Kirtley Thornton
Born in St. Louis, Mo., in 1946, Dr. Thornton completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the New School for Social Research in New York City in 1981. Along with his colleagues, he formed the Center for Health Psychology (or Neurotherapy Center) in 1985 and has been working in the area of Quantitative EEG for the past 15 years.
He was one of the original contributors to the Journal Of Neurotherapy, which is the key journal in this highly specialized and technical area. Dr. Thornton is an internationally known psychologist whose work in the area of the Quantitative EEG has been published in seven different peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Thornton (right) with neurofeedback patient.
He has obtained two U.S. Patents in the application of the Quantitative EEG technology to the lie detection problem and the problem of improving the basic cognitive abilities of an individual mind. He currently has two new patent applications which have been submitted to the US Patent office. He has been nominated for the Thomas Edison Patent of the year award. He has also received two nominations for distinguished psychologist of the year from his peers and one for the New Abilities Award for Disabilities (considered the Nobel Prize for Disabilities).