Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition

neurofeedback for brain injuries

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

Neurofeedback effective treatment for uncontrolled epilepsy

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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Neurofeedback Shown to Benefit Mood

Neurofeedback Shown to Benefit Mood Dr Shelley Hyman Neurofeedback provides a means by which individuals can learn to voluntarily control their brain activity. Individuals learnt to regulate and reproduce the desired brain activity with the different feedback configurations. A specific type of neurofeedback, the alpha/theta neurofeedback, allows individuals to gain control over low-frequency brain activity…

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Neurofeedback Treatment Reduces Migraines

Neurofeedback treatment reduces migraine

Neurofeedback Treatment Reduces Migraines Dr Shelley Hyman Migraines are debilitating and effect approximately 18% of women and 6% of men. Individuals who frequently experience migraines often find their work and social lives impacted. A high proportion of migraine suffers have reported that the predominantly pharmacological treatments they utilise either, takes too long to reduce the…

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