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Direct electrical stimulation of the brain is not biofeedback or neurofeedback, but there is a safe and minimal form we have been using at EEGym® for a couple of years: direct transcranial stimulation, tDCS. A study out this week in the Archives of General Psychiatry Online reported by the American Psychiatric Association seems to point […]
The American Psychiatric Association has called attention to two very recently published articles that extend the growing literature on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. One article, to be published in the prestigious journal Neurology (presently on-line), is a well-controlled comparison of various nutritional supplements as protection against the accumulation of dementia-associated complex proteins. Another, […]
Learning Disorders, post-concussion syndrome, and non-seizure epileptic discharges may be worsened by ADHD meds…and improved by EEG neurofeedback.
In this communication, I will focus mainly on the all-important Essential Fatty Acids, and particularly on Fish Oil, an Omega-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acid, known as Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA). EFAs are well-established contributors to cardio-vascular health and protectors against sudden cardiac death. Here, I will focus on EFAs and brain health. And mental health.
In the article, she advances the elegant notion that balance of power in the modern teenage brain has shifted to a slower development of the pre-frontal cortex because of a cultural shift away from an apprenticeship mindset.