Can Neurofeedback slow down normal ageing?

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Numerous studies have shown how neurofeedback can benefit children and adults with ADHD by helping them to reduce symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulse control. However, in more recent years, research has extended into investigating whether neurofeedback might assist ageing individuals and those experiencing various forms of cognitive decline. A number of studies have…

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The Importance of Magnesium

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Micronutrients for brain performance: Magnesium If you’re one to invest time in sport, going for a hike, fitness activities and classes, chances are along the way someone has recommended you take some magnesium to deal with a cramp, get a better night’s sleep or to assist in the recovery process. While magnesium can support these…

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5 things to eat to boost brain power

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5 things to eat to boost brain power (1) Blueberries Who would have thought that blueberries could provide so many great health benefits! High in antioxidants, blueberries are extremely good at defending our brains from deterioration and stress. There is also increasing evidence that they may influence the delay in loss of short term memory,…

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Enhancing selective attention through neurofeedback

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Neuroimaging studies have shown that children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have different structural and functional brain structures when compared to children without ADHD. Functional brain studies carried out in children with ADHD have implicated abnormal functioning of the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), specifically in tasks assessing selective attention. The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC)…

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Improvements in attention & brain structures following neurofeedback

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Neurofeedback (NF) training is a non-pharmacological treatment that follows the principle of positive reinforcement, allowing for individuals to overtly monitor brain activity. Research has provided evidence for improved sustained attention when individuals monitor and increase their Beta 1 waves. Recent studies have also examined the effect of NF on white matter pathways and grey matter…

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