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Neurofeedback Blog & Articles
See the latest blog posts about neurofeedback, mental health, brain health and psychological wellbeing from The Balanced Brain.
“Brain Rules” with Dr. John Medina
Brain Rules are things we know for sure about how the human brain works. Dr. John Medina uncovers details and imparts lessons every teacher, parent, business leader, and curious person deserves to understand.
How Zoloft changes the structure of your brain.
The commonly prescribed anti-depressant Zoloft has been found to affect the volume of brain matter in key areas of the brains of depressed and nondepressed patients. This finding was published in the journal Neuropharmacology.
Stress reduction with HeartMath biofeedback
Understanding the mechanics of stress gives you the advantage of being more aware of and sensitive to your own level of stress and knowing when and how to take proactive steps
Do you have chronic pain?
For chronic pain, the medical community is beginning to embrace the concept of “top down” pain management, “top down” meaning that pain, because it is completely produced in the brain can be relieved by brain training.
Electricity and Chemistry – two brain systems
Two systems govern how our brains operate, electrical and chemical, and they engage in an elaborate dance to determine how we interact with the world. How we work with those two systems is the subject of this fascinating article by Adrian Van Deusen.
Brain Teaser For Your Temporal Lobe
Here is a brain teaser whose aim is to stimulate the connections or associations between words in your temporal lobe.
Neurofeedback And Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness training is not necessarily easy to do with children and neurofeedback, using the familiar form of video games can be, for Westerners at least, an easier way to achieve the same goals.
10 Things You Need To Know About How Your Brain Works Best
I ran across a Huffington Post article today by Eileen Chadnick which lists 10 things to know about how your brain works best. From managing stress to how to focus, this is a great list to look over. My favorites are the myth of multitasking and making lists (don’t keep it all in your head).
Changing Education with Ritalin
I am very interested in how discoveries in neuroscience can affect changes in our educational system to make it more responsive to the needs of our kids and how they actually learn.