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Digital Addiction: Increased Loneliness, Anxiety, and Depression
The use of smartphones in our daily lives has increased to the point of widespread digital addiction. The American Society for Addiction and Medicine and
Biofeedback and Anger Management
Anger is an emotion that most people are familiar with. This emotion occurs on a continuum, meaning that the level of anger felt by an individual can vary greatly. Anger can be expressed
Neurofeedback for Disorders Associated with Criminal Offending
Neurofeedback training has been successfully used in the treatment of a variety of disorders. Existing research has identified EEG frequency deviances in
Neurofeedback for Peak Performance Training
Neurofeedback training has been demonstrated to improve cognitive skills, emotion regulation abilities, and psychophysiological functioning. Athletes, business and medical professionals,
Using Neurofeedback to Lower Anxiety Symptoms Using Individualized qEEG Protocols
Anxiety disorders currently affect about 18% of the United States population, reported in women twice as frequently as in men. These individuals
Alpha-Theta Brainwave Neurofeedback Training: An Effective Treatment for Alcoholics with Depressive Symptoms
Alpha brainwaves are thought to be associated with feelings of well-being. Theta waves are connected to a day-dreaming
What is Neuroplasticity?
Simply put, neuroplasticity is your brain’s ability to learn and adjust its functioning accordingly. Neuroplasticity is the ability for neurons and neural networks to change their connections
Neurofeedback training for major depressive disorder: recent developments and future directions
Major depression is a disorder characterized by sad mood, loss of pleasure, and other affect-related, cognitive, and physical
Neuromodulation and neurofeedback treatments in eating disorders and obesity
As the neurobiological understanding of eating disorders has evolved in recent years, nontraditional treatments involving neurofeedback have
Neurofeedback is the best available front-line treatment for ADHD: What is the evidence for this claim?
The primary characteristic of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is impaired executive functioning and
Neurofeedback improves foreign language learning
When people learn foreign languages, it is often difficult for them to discriminate and learn sounds that do not exist in their native language. Speech sounds are a part
Neurofeedback: A noninvasive treatment for symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans
One in five veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Traditional
New study: Neurofeedback may help with Treatment-Resistant Depression
A new pilot study out of South Korea looked at the effects of neurofeedback on Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD). TRD is a debilitating form of
Neurofeedback and ADHD in children/adolescents
In a new pilot study, researchers conducted a structured electroencephalography-based neurofeedback training program to study its effects on a group of children and adolescents
Neurofeedback for Migraines
Anyone who has ever suffered from a migraine knows that the pain -- and other associated symptoms -- of this disease can be completely debilitating. This article from USA Today includes neurofeedback
Neurofeedback and Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a relatively common issue affecting approximately 1 in every 5 people today. Most associated with ringing in the ears, tinnitus is characterized by "hearing" sounds even when they're
Helpful Tips to Decrease Procrastination
Research has consistently shown that our own thought patterns can have a profound impact on our behavior. A study by Dr. Erik Peper and colleagues looked at the way in which many
Neurofeedback Helps Italian Soccer Players Stay on Top
Italy is a nation of soccer lovers -- even its politicians have referred to it as “the soccer country in the world” -- and members of Italy’s World Cup-winning team
How Neurofeedback Works for Peak Performance
Neurofeedback has been widely used to help treat mental health issues such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD and more. But even people without specific mental health concerns
Baseball Pro Using Neurofeedback to Improve Mental Focus
Major league baseball player Brian Barden was looking for a way to cut out distractions and self-destructive thoughts and take his game to the next level. He enlisted
Chris Kaman Misdiagnosed with ADHD as a Child
Looking for a way to play better on the court, Clippers’ center Chris Kaman turned to Dr. Tim Royer for neurofeedback therapy. Diagnosed with ADHD as a child, he learned that
Treating Attention Deficit Disorder Without Ritalin
The book Getting Rid of Ritalin, written by Robert W. Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D., details how neurofeedback therapy can help individuals coping with ADD successfully
Video: Neurofeedback for Peak Performance
This is a fantastic video resource from EEGInfo.com. Most people already know that neurofeedback is a great option for helping individuals cope with ADHD, autism, chronic pain
Can Neurofeedback Help Addicts Too?
Drawing from the increasing research pointing to neurofeedback as an effective treatment for PTSD, therapists and researchers are now looking to the therapy as a potential treatment
Using Neurofeedback to Enhance Athletic Performance
This study by Dr. Corydon Hammond, published in the Journal of the American Board of Sport Psychology, explores how neurofeedback can be used to boost performance in
Neurofeedback Studied as Treatment for ADD and Learning Disabilities in Children
ADD and learning disorders are two of the most widespread mental health concerns associated with childhood. There may be a biological and/or
Can Neurofeedback Fight Muscle Tension?
Low-level muscle tension on a chronic basis is a problem faced by millions. Named dysponesis, this form of covert muscle tension over time can contribute to chronic pain, headaches,
Neurofeedback for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This study by Dr. Corydon Hammond explores how neurofeedback may help in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, more commonly known as OCD. Past research has found
Trauma Survivors Find Fresh Hope in Neurofeedback
This article explores the benefits of neurofeedback for trauma survivors and individuals with PTSD. Neurofeedback has come a long way since its early days, when a curious
Neurofeedback: Treating the Cause, Not the Symptoms
If you ask someone whether they've heard of Prozac, they are more than likely to say yes -- yet if you ask someone about neurofeedback, most people aren't quite as familiar.
Understanding the Bystander Effect
If you saw an indisposed man stumble into an oncoming train and collapse onto the platform, would you do something? If you're among the nearly 50 people who passed by a similar accident
Giving Thanks, Getting Health: The Science of Gratitude
Gratitude is important. We know gratitude as something you show towards other people to appreciate what they do for you. But (perhaps a little ironically) gratitude
Consequences of Workplace Stress Over Time
Most of us know by now that stress is not beneficial to our health. But many of us do not realize just how much stress really stresses us out. In fact, workplace-related stress
Treatment Strategies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most common of the anxiety disorders, but many healthcare practitioners believe it is often underdiagnosed. It is an adult-onset
Facebook: Are We Overconnected?
In the 1990s, British anthropologist Richard Dunbar posited, based on his research on brain size and relationships, that humans can only effectively manage up to around 150 relationships
The Shrinking World of Ideas
This article by Arthur Krystal explores what he views as the shift in popular culture away from ideas themselves, to the means by which they are produced. He argues that the rise of postmodernism
Better Than Coffee: Surprising Ways to Boost Energy
By now, most of us are familiar with the morning wake-up blues. Sometimes even after a good night's sleep, it can be difficult to get alert and ready for the day. Conventional
Two Months After Robin Williams' Death, Suicide Calls Still High
Many in the mental health community know the risk of suicide rates increasing after the publicized suicide of a well-known celebrity. While the tragic death
Beyond Willpower: The Science Behind Breaking Bad Habits
How many of us have ever tried to break a bad habit, only to fall back into our old patterns despite our best intentions? This blog by PsychCentral writer Dr. Elisha
Putting Workplace Stress in Its Place
Stress is one of today's most pervasive health concerns, affecting tens of millions across the United States and causing an estimated $300 billion in loss every year to the economy.
qEEG Neurofeedback for Migraines
This study by Dr. Jonathan Walker at the Neurotherapy Center of Dallas examined neurofeedback's ability to treat migraine headaches. The study focused on 71 patients between the ages of
5 Ways to Cut Stress and Increase Calm
These days, it's hard to get away from all the stress that comes along with modern living. Here are a few tips to help you fend off stress and its negative effects.

1. Don't forget
ADHD: Neurofeedback as an Alternative to Meds
This research article evaluates the growing body of evidence that demonstrates how neurofeedback provides a robust alternative to pharmaceutical medications for treating ADHD.
Using Neurofeedback to Help Rape Survivors
This initiative by neurofeedback practitioner Lanny Fly aims to bring neurofeedback to the Congo. The African country has spent years in a brutal civil war, particularly in its
The Science Behind Smileys
While the exact date of the first emoticon is uncertain, "smileys" have become so prevalent that many researchers are taking a closer look at how and why we use them. Scientists have observed,
Adapting the Law to the Emerging Practice of Neurofeedback
The role of neurofeedback in the context of other medical therapies is growing fast. This article shows some of the legal considerations that must be addressed
Could a Mind-Controlled Google App Help You Meditate?
Concentration and meditation was one of neurofeedback's earliest applications. Newer technologies have sought to create smaller, lower-cost alternatives for users
Neuroscience's Growing Role in the Courtroom
Neuroscience and psychology have long played an important role in legal proceedings. Whether used to determine culpability of a defendant or to identify likely motives, understanding
World Peace Through "Brain-Hacking"?
This article in Forbes discusses ways in which video games may actually have the potential to help build empathy in individuals through their social components. It cites a recent study
Why Game of Thrones' "Hodor" Can Only Say His Name
This article explores the neurological background of a character on one of TV's current hits, Game of Thrones. In the show, the character known as Hodor got his name
The Brain Science Behind Human Bias
As our society continues to fight prejudice in the workplace, the concept of unconscious bias has become a hot topic of discussion. The idea that individuals may be unaware of certain
Neurofeedback for Migraines
Anyone who has ever suffered from a migraine knows that the pain -- and other associated symptoms -- of this disease can be completely debilitating. This article from USA Today includes neurofeedback
Reading List: The Neuroscience of Human Relationships
This article explores a new book by Louis Cozolino entitled The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain. In the book, the author
Neurofeedback and Post-Partum Depression
A new study suggests that neurofeedback may help to increase empathy in humans, including mothers suffering from post-partum depression. Marked by symptoms such as mood swings,
Empathy, Affection and Neurofeedback
There are few couples who haven't heard or said something like this during an argument: "I'm not a mind reader." This article from Scientific American discusses a fascinating study
Simple Tips to Manage Anxiety
Neurofeedback is fast emerging as an amazing way to treat anxiety without medication. But there are other steps you can take right now to ease your anxiety symptoms. This article from Psychology
More Support for Treating ADHD Using Neurofeedback
ADHD is a condition that currently affects millions of Americans. While it affects both children and adults, it is particularly prevalent among children. Neurofeedback
What is Quantitative EEG?
This paper by Dr. David Kaiser gives a thorough overview of quantitative EEG (qEEG) and how it is used as part of neurofeedback therapy. The human brain is widely regarded as nature's most resilient
IQ Test Updates Based on Neurofeedback
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) is an intelligence test individually administered to children between the ages of 6 and 16. It assesses a wide variety of cognitive
Neurofeedback: A Fresh Approach for Prisons
This article on neurofeedback was written by a psychology class at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Vermont. The Community High School of Vermont program
Neurofeedback and Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a relatively common issue affecting approximately 1 in every 5 people today. Most associated with ringing in the ears, tinnitus is characterized by "hearing" sounds even when they're
Join Neurogenesis' Dr. Fasula for I RISE
Did you know that 1 in 4 women will experience sexual trauma at some point in her life? As part of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, join a team of artists, visionaries
Using Neurofeedback to Treat Fibromyalgia
This study by researchers from Myosymmetries International, Inc. in Alberta, Canada, along with David Nelson from Oregon Health Sciences University, examined patients with fibromyalgia.
Neuroplasticity and the Brain
The ability of the brain to adapt to new situations and bounce back from trauma can be absolutely amazing. In the past, it has been widely believed that intelligence was more or less fixed,
Neurofeedback vs. Methylphenidate to treat ADHD
This study from researchers in the UK, Italy and Germany sought to compare the effectiveness of neurofeedback contrasted with popular ADHD drug methylphenidate in treating
Neurofeedback for Mild Head Injury
For those who have suffered mild head injury, neurofeedback is emerging as a potent possible treatment. This study by Dr. Alvah Byers examined a 58-year-old woman who had fallen and
Video: Neurofeedback for PTSD
This is another great video resource from EEGInfo.com. Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition suffered by individuals who experience or witness an extremely traumatic event.
Video: Neurofeedback for Peak Performance
This is a fantastic video resource from EEGInfo.com. Most people already know that neurofeedback is a great option for helping individuals cope with ADHD, autism, chronic pain
Video: Neurofeedback for Chronic Pain
This is another video resource from EEGInfo.com featuring neurofeedback specialist Caroline Grierson, who practices neurofeedback alongside UCLA pain specialist Dr. Prager. It's an
Video: Neurofeedback for Autism
This amazing video from EEGInfo.com shows the success stories of three families of children diagnosed with autism -- including one couple, Susan and Siegfried Othman, whose experience with
Video: Neurofeedback for ADHD
This is a great video resource from EEGInfo.com. It tells the heartwarming story of how Sam, diagnosed with ADHD in 3rd grade, struggled with his condition and the personality-altering side
New Brain-Based Therapies for Children and Teens
This paper by researchers from Brown, University of California-Davis and Harvard Medical School explores numerous ways in which emerging neuroimaging technologies can be
Enhancing Golf Performance Using Neurofeedback
This study by Dutch researchers examines a new method of using neurofeedback to improve golf performance at and individual level. In the study, participants underwent four
Treating Attention Deficit Disorder Without Ritalin
The book Getting Rid of Ritalin, written by Robert W. Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D., details how neurofeedback therapy can help individuals coping with ADD successfully
Using Neurofeedback to Manage Anxiety and Affective Disorders
Recognizing the need for non-pharmaceutical approaches to treating anxiety and affective disorders, this study from the University of Utah offers compelling
Baseball Pro Using Neurofeedback to Improve Mental Focus
Major league baseball player Brian Barden was looking for a way to cut out distractions and self-destructive thoughts and take his game to the next level. He enlisted
Neurofeedback Gains Traction As Popular Treatment
Neurofeedback is quickly emerging as a popular way to address common mental health concerns such as stress, anxiety, and more. The treatment involves using an EEG machine
Olympic Gold Medalist Becomes Neurofeedback Specialist
1976 Olympic skier Kathy Kreiner-Phillips recently joined the staff of Vancouver-based wellness center NeuroNetwork as a brain trainer. She credits her gold medal-winning
Loving Life Helps Carlos Quentin Play Better
White Sox right fielder Carlos Quentin was known in professional baseball for his fiercely competitive approach to the game. After a bad play or a strikeout, Quentin was so
EEG Biofeedback vs. Stimulants as Treatment for ADHD
This study by the researchers at Green Bay, WI-based LaVaque-Rossiter Consultants compared neurofeedback with the stimulants normally used to treat ADHD. While pharmaceutical
Neurofeedback Helps Italian Soccer Players Stay on Top
Italy is a nation of soccer lovers -- even its politicians have referred to it as “the soccer country in the world” -- and members of Italy’s World Cup-winning team