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People With ADHD Have Different Brains

Certain brain structures related to emotion and reward are smaller in people with the disorder, new research finds. The largest-ever brain imaging study on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has led scientists to say the condition should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a behavioral one. The brain structures of children with ADHD differ in small […]

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Neurofeedback research – Double blind study shows measurable brain change.

A Brain Changer for ADHDers? Neurofeedback’s Effect on Brain Waves ADHD Newsfeed ADDitude Magazine posted by Devon Frye October 28, 2016 A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study showed solid evidence that neurofeedback leads to measurable changes in the brain, which may be good news for those diagnosed with ADHD. Neurofeedback has long been touted as a […]

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Neurofeedback in the News

As many of you may have heard or read about the contentious appointment of Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, you may also be aware of her association with neurofeedback.  While we have no knowledge of her investments and associations with neurofeedback, the legitimacy of her centers or her credibility with regard to neurofeedback, we do […]

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Study Finds ADHD Drugs Alter Developing Brain

A new study, published in the JAMA Psychiatry, investigates the effect of stimulant ‘ADHD’ drugs on the brains of children and young adults. The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, the ‘gold standard’ for evidence in academic medicine, indicate that methylphenidate (Ritalin) has a distinct effect on children that may lead to lasting neurological […]

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Alpha-theta brainwave training and beta-endorphin levels in alcoholics

An alpha-theta brainwave biofeedfack training program was applied as a novel treatment technique for chronic alcoholics.  Following a temperature biofeedback pretraining phase, experimental subjects completed 15 30-min sessions of alpha-theta biofeedback training. Compared to a nonalcoholic control group and a traditionally treated alcoholic control group, alcoholics receiving brainwave training (BWT) showed significant increases in percentages […]

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Efficacy of Neurofeedback Treatment in ADHD: the Effects on Inattention, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity: a Meta-Analysis

About one third of patients do not benefit from medical treatment. For these patients electroencephalographic (EEG) biofeedback is a viable alternative. EEG biofeedback, or neurofeedback, normalizes or enhances EEG activity by means of operant conditioning.   Since the first reports of neurofeedback treatment in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 1976, many studies have investigated the […]

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Avery Bratt on neurofeedback with EEGer4

At the annual Neurofeedback Interchange Conference for EEG Education & Research affiliates in Chicago (April 27, 2013), Avery Bratt (Prairie Village, KS) discusses his journey from skepticism to belief in the effectiveness of neurofeedback as a non-medication-based treatment for numerous conditions. As well as describing his origins as a neurotherapist, he addresses new practitioners about […]

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