Neurofeedback

Adult ADHD and Neurofeedback Therapy

Neurofeedback Therapy

Adult ADHD & scientific evidence for Neurofeedback Therapy Neurofeedback for ADHD Treatment in Adults   Research into the effects of neurofeedback on ADHD are overwhelmingly based on child populations. Several reasons for this exist, such as the high developmental neuroplasticity (this refers to the ability of the brain to change its functioning) present in childhood…

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2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD

neurofeedback for Adhd

2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD Dr Shelley Hyman Just published in February, 2018 in the scientific journal European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: An international group of researchers conducted a meta-analysis that systematically looked at all available studies and found that after an intensive course of neurofeedback, the clinical benefit of neurofeedback on ADHD symptoms was maintained…

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Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition

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Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition Dr Shelley Hyman Neurofeedback is a well-established treatment with high levels of efficacy for treating attention deficits in developmental disorders such as ADHD. Neurofeedback has also shown to be beneficial in treating mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and perceived stress. In the past 25 years,…

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Change your brain, enhance your happiness

change your brain, enhance your happiness

Change your brain, enhance your happiness Dr Shelley Hyman Neurofeedback and brain modulation has been around for years, and there is a vast body of research that shows that the brains of people with low mood and depression are very different to a happy, well-functioning brain. Neurofeedback provides a means by which individuals can learn…

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Neurofeedback AND post-traumatic stress disorder

Neurofeedback AND post-traumatic stress disorder

Neurofeedback AND post-traumatic stress disorder Dr Shelley Hyman Bessel Van Der Kolk has just published a paper in December 2016 which describes a wonderful new study he has conducted into the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He examined 52 individuals with chronic PTSD and found a significant drop in traumatic events. Post-treatment with neurofeedback he found a…

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Neurofeedback and performance enhancement in elite athletes

Neurofeedback and performance enhancement in elite athletes

Neurofeedback and performance enhancement in elite athletes Dr Shelley Hyman A research study by Dr Dupee and colleagues, published in December 2016, explored the perceived outcomes of neurofeedback training intervention with high performance athletes. Five Olympic level athletes preparing for world championships and the 2012 Olympic Games took part in a 20 session intervention over the…

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The Positive Impact of Neurofeedback in the Management and Treatment of Learning Disabilities in Children

The Positive Impact of Neurofeedback in the Management and Treatment of Learning Disabilities in Children Dr Shelley Hyman Research has strongly shown that neurofeedback is helpful in the management of ADHD and symptoms of inattention. Contemporary researchers have been interested in the effectiveness of neurofeedback as a treatment for children with learning disabilities. In 2008 Fernandez…

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The Benefits of Neurofeedback for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Benefits of Neurofeedback for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries Dr Shelley Hyman A significant proportion of the population have acquired some sort of disability or impairment resulting from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Researchers have been interested in investigating the effectiveness of neurofeedback in the management and treatment of symptoms commonly associated with TBI’s.…

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Neurofeedback: An Effective Treatment for Uncontrolled Epilepsy

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Neurofeedback: An Effective Treatment for Uncontrolled Epilepsy Dr Shelley Hyman Up to one third of individuals with epilepsy do not benefit from pharmacological treatment. Neurofeedback (NF) provides an effective alternative which may deliver relief from symptoms associated with epilepsy, particularly seizures. NF utilises operant conditioning to regulate the sensorimotor rhythms (SMR) of the brain in…

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