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Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach
Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach describes the history and process by which neurofeedback has become an effective tool for treating many mental and behavioral health conditions. It explains how new brain research and improvements in imaging technology allow for a new conceptualization of the brain. It also discusses how biomedical factors can degrade brain functioning and cause a wide range of symptoms of mental disorders.
A Symphony in the Brain
Discovered by a small corps of research scientists, this alternative treatment allows a patient to see real-time measurements of their bodily processes. Its advocates claim biofeedback can treat epilepsy, autism, attention deficit disorder, addictions, and depression with no drugs or side effects; bring patients out of vegetative states, even improve golf scores or an opera singer’s voice. But biofeedback has faced battles for acceptance in the conservative medical world despite positive signs that it could revolutionize the way an incredibly diverse range of medical and psychological problems are treated. Offering a wealth of powerful case studies, accessible scientific explanations, and dramatic personal accounts, Robbins remarkable history develops our understanding of this important field.
Neurofeedback: The First Fifty Years
Neurofeedback: The First Fifty Years features broadly recognized pioneers in the field sharing their views and contributions on the history of neurofeedback. With some of the pioneers of neurofeedback already passed on or aging, this book brings together the monumental contributions of renowned researchers and practitioners in an unprecedented, comprehensive volume. With the rapid and exciting advances in this dynamic field, this information is critical for neuroscientists, neurologists, neurophysiologists, cognitive and developmental psychologists and other practitioners, providing a clear presentation of the frontiers of this exciting and medically important area of physiology.
Research and Science
If you want to know more about the half-century of research into neurofeedback technologies and their applications, visit our resources page.
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“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.