Better Math Scores, Less Fear

September 28th, 2015 - By admin in Anxiety, Neurofeedback News

Early anxiety about dealing with numbers can put a child at a signif­i­cant disad­van­tage, not only in school but in nego­ti­ating life and a career. A study of third-graders suggests an inter­ven­tion that can help. Researchers say one-on-one tutoring calms the fear circuitry in the brain. Full Article: NPR, “1 Student + 1 Tutor = Better Math Scores, Less Fear”

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

December 1st, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on ADD/ADHD, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. But it’s through reflec­tion, daydreaming, and intro­spec­tion that we make sense of infor­ma­tion and expe­ri­ences and come up with new insight and ideas. Full Article: Life­hacker, “Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking”

Meditation for your Kids

August 29th, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on ADD/ADHD, Neurofeedback News

Medi­ta­tion can be a great tool for chil­dren with ADHD. This article in the Deepak Chopra Newsletter offers tech­niques and tips about Kids and Medi­tating. tech­niques could help them to cope better with stress and grow into living healthier lives. — See more at: http://www.chopra.com/ccl/how-to-get-kids-to-meditate?utm_campaign=FIRST%20LOOK&utm_source=2015%20First%20Look%20Launch&utm_medium=email#sthash.ZYu6z4Eh.dpuf tech­niques could help them to cope better with stress and grow into living healthier lives. — See more at: http://www.chopra.com/ccl/how-to-get-kids-to-meditate?utm_campaign=FIRST%20LOOK&utm_source=2015%20First%20Look%20Launch&utm_medium=email#sthash.ZYu6z4Eh.dpuf

neuroAgility presents at Mackintosh Academy’s Segue to Summer Series, May 2014

April 28th, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Autism Spectrum, Information on ADD/ADHD, Information on Brain Injury, Information on Neurofeedback, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, neuroAgility News

Strate­gies for Summer — “From Boredom to Over Sched­uling, How Best to Serve the Gifted Child over Summer — and how Neuro­feed­back can help”. Neuro­feed­back profes­sionals Kerri Honaker and Charity Finch will lead a discus­sion about how to make the most of Summer for your gifted child and family. They will also speak to how Neuro­feed­back can help address issues such as ADHD and anxiety … Continue reading

Is Meditation Self Indulgent?

October 4th, 2012 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on ADD/ADHD, Neurofeedback News, Sleep

Acknowl­edging and being present with our stress through medi­ta­tive prac­tice is the best way of reducing it… Medi­ta­tion is spir­i­tual house­keeping. To medi­tate is to sweep the rooms of the stress of daily life. Would it be seen as overly self-indul­­gent to vacuum the living room before the arrival of a guest? The inti­mate silence afforded by medi­ta­tion allows us to commu­ni­cate with fewer inter­rup­tions … Continue reading