Category: neurofeedback

How Insomnia Is Diagnosed?

Originally found on https://www.emedicinehealth.com/insomnia/page5_em.htm#how_insomnia_is_diagnosed The health-care professional will begin an evaluation of insomnia with a complete medical history. As with all medical evaluations, a complete medical history and physical examination are important aspects of assessment and treatment of insomnia. The health-care professional will seek to identify any medical or psychological illness that may be contributing to…

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Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback training paradigm

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170729/Scientists-discover-ways-to-increase-efficiency-in-neurofeedback-training-paradigm.aspx Researchers from the HSE Centre for Cognition & Decision Making and the Control of Complex Systems Laboratory (Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering, Russian Academy of Sciences) have conducted a series of experiments to uncover what a person actually controls when they are tasked with independently affecting the activity of their own…

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Why Is Sleep Important?

Originally found on https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sdd/why Why Is Sleep Important? Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. The way you feel while you’re awake depends in part on what happens while…

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The Benefits of Slumber: Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep

Originally found on https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/apr2013/feature1 We have so many demands on our time—jobs, family, errands—not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep. But sleep affects both mental and physical health. It’s vital to your well-being. Understanding the importance of sleep can benefit everyone. Of course, sleep helps you feel…

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Research on neurofeedback training proves to improve attention, working memory performance

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131217/Research-on-neurofeedback-training-proves-to-improve-attention-working-memory-performance.aspx The Distinguished Professor Shu-Lan Hsieh’s research on neurofeedback training has proven to improve attention and working memory performance, National Cheng Kung University revealed recently. Hsieh’s training method had significantly improved brainwave and brain function and slowed down aging of the brain. Her research titled “Neurofeedback training improves attention and working memory performance”…

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3 Mindfulness Tips to Reduce Anxiety

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2016/11/25/3-mindfulness-tips-to-reduce-anxiety/ Have you ever had your heart race, palms become sweaty, or have difficulty focusing because you’re so nervous? These are some of the signs of anxiety. Anxiety can be debilitating for some people, and for others it might just amount to a few minutes of feeling nervous. Unfortunately, for some people when anxiety does hit,…

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Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170729/Scientists-discover-ways-to-increase-efficiency-in-neurofeedback-training-paradigm.aspx Researchers from the HSE Centre for Cognition & Decision Making and the Control of Complex Systems Laboratory (Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering, Russian Academy of Sciences) have conducted a series of experiments to uncover what a person actually controls when they are tasked with independently affecting the activity of their own…

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15 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Anxiety Symptoms

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/lib/15-small-steps-you-can-take-today-to-improve-anxiety-symptoms/ “Anxiety is a normal, predictable part of life,” said Tom Corboy, MFT, the founder and executive director of the OCD Center of Los Angeles, and co-author of the upcoming book The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD. However, “people with an anxiety disorder are essentially phobic about the feeling state of anxiety.” And they’ll go to great…

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How Sleep Helps Clean Your Brain

Originally found on http://www.care2.com/greenliving/how-sleep-helps-clean-your-brain.html In addition to the many other health benefits of sleep, it’s been shown sleep plays a role in detoxifying your brain. Researchers believe this may be one of the primary reasons why we need to sleep. Read on to find out why this is important for your health and how you can improve…

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