Category: ADHD

Is This The Next Big Thing In Mental Health?

Originally found on thenextbigthing.com When was the last time you got onboard with a TRUE sector disruptor before the masses piled on? It can be a challenging task for even the most sophisticated investors, however once in a while a company comes along with an innovation so incredibly enlightened, it catches the attention of everyone! Allow…

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Neurofeedback Increases Affection, Build Empathy

Originally found on http://www.brainsinternational.com/index.cfm/blog/neurofeedback-increases-affection-builds-empathy/ Could neurofeedback improve “tenderness” or empathy? Researchers from the D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro investigated the impact of fMRI neurofeedback on affiliative emotion. They found that, compared to a control group, participants who underwent fMRI neurofeedback showed significantly greater brain activity related…

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Combined neurofeedback and HRV training can improve anxiety, depression symptoms

Originally found on http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170316/Study-Combined-neurofeedback-and-HRV-training-can-improve-anxiety-depression-symptoms.aspx The official journal of the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR), NeuroRegulation, this week published the results of a scientific paper demonstrating for the first time that combined neurofeedback and heart rate variability (HRV) training may have a “robust effect” on improving symptoms of anxiety and depression. According to the…

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Observing Your Own Brain Activity Could Be the Future of Treating Depression

Originally found on http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/05/15/observing-your-own-brain-activity-could-be-the-future-of-treating-depression/ With depression affecting millions of American adults, it makes sense that psychiatric research has focused so intently on the disorder. Pinpointing its triggers and best treatments have remained important concerns, with the general consensus being that it is a change in brain chemistry, and that various other factors contribute to its onset, including genetics,…

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10 Tips to Manage Stress

Originally found on https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/04/10-steps-for-staying-calm-and-de-stressing/ The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and…

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Counselors talk about benefits of Nexalin brain treatments

Originally found on http://ecmpostreview.com/2016/09/29/counselors-talk-about-benefits-of-nexalin-brain-treatments/  Bill Koski, a counselor with Haven Center in North Branch, said they had a client come to the facility who had “basically been clicking through TV channels for 12 years.” Koski, speaking at the North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Lunch and Learn” session Sept. 22, said after the man went through…

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Electric Brain Stimulation Might Be Helpful In Treating Brain Disorders

Originally found on https://www.immortal.org/33495/electric-brain-stimulation-might-helpful-treating-brain-disorders/ Sending small bursts of electricity to the brain in order to help with memory retention has already been previously dissected, and a new study suggests that this experimental therapy might be even more effective than formerly thought. Neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that electrical pulses to the brain can…

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Researchers Enhance Human Memory with Electrical Stimulation

Originally found on http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/researchers-enhance-human-memory-with-electrical-stimulation How good is your memory? It usually varies from person to person. This much is easily recognizable. But did you know that the sharpness of your memory can vary from one day to the next? Those who have had a stroke or a traumatic brain injury (TBI), often face memory impairment. They…

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Electric Brain Stimulation May Help Boost Memory In Dementia Patients

Originally found on http://www.techtimes.com/articles/205484/20170422/electric-brain-stimulation-may-help-boost-memory-in-dementia-patients.htm People affected with brain injuries or impairment often face trouble in recollecting memories and thoughts. A group of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania conducted an experiment to demonstrate how a pacemaker-like approach, can help reduce brain injury effects and associated problems. The Department of Defense is funding the research and the study…

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Electrical brain stimulation found to improve working memory

Originally found on http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/316370.php Our brains are complex machines capable of processing an impressive amount of information. For the brain to work properly, however, it must connect all of its many components into one coordinated effort. Scientifically, the brain has been divided into four main regions, each with its own subsections and specialized functions. Some of…

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