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 hereditary basis for these disorders, and dealing with them can affect children in substantial ways, from how well they perform at school to how well they interact with friends and loved ones. Neurofeedback is emerging as an effective method for improving attention, behavior and cognitive function in children coping with ADD. Several researchers have reported increased IQ scores, better grades and improved performance on academic tests. While more research is needed, EEG biofeedback appears to be a beneficial approach to helping children work through ADD- and learning disorder-related concerns.
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