Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): An under-recognized issue that may be on the rise

Provided By Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Published on medicalxpress.com “FASD should be recognized as a growing public health issue, as alcohol’s harmful effects on a fetus represent many cases of preventable disability globally”.… Continue reading

Can ‘love hormone’ oxytocin protect against addiction?

Credit: University of Adelaide Published on medicalxpress.com You can’t change the genes you’re born with! Researchers at the University of Adelaide say addictive behaviour such as drug and alcohol abuse could be associated with poor… Continue reading

5 Killer Relationship Mistakes to Stop Making Now

Published By Elizabeth Stone on April 2, 2014, digitalromanceinc.com Fear is one of the most detrimental forces in relationships. Here are some common relationship mistakes people make in dating and relationships, along with how to do damage control if you… Continue reading

After Symptoms Subside, Brain Injury Still Evident After Concussions

Published By Robert Glatter in forbes.com Being able to estimate or foresee long-term effects is quite difficult and challenging. Specialized MRI brain scans, using a technique referred to as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), demonstrate… Continue reading

How Neurofeedback at Vital Health Helped Me Feel Happier

Anonymous.  NeuroFeedback is actually just meditating with a ‘reward’ system. Think of the most annoying person you have EVER MET. Come on, we all know one. Whether it’s a family member, a client,… Continue reading

7 Weird Brain Tricks That Make You Smarter

Published By Deidre Wengen, JANUARY 28, 2014 in menshealth.com   Gain a mental edge in the shower, on the dance floor, and more   It happened again: You spaced during an important meeting at work.… Continue reading

Hyperfocus: How to Control and Harness Your ADHD

Published in additudemag.com Hyperfocus is a common but misunderstood symptom of attention deficit in children and adults who concentrate intently on one thing for an extended period of time. It’s no secret that children… Continue reading

Brain Training And The End Of The Prozac Generation

Published By Robert J. Szczerba in forbes.com Brain training is the use of a brain-computer interface to learn to treat the dysfunctional networks and re-regulate cognitive and mental functioning. More than 20% of Americans… Continue reading

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatments Part Two

Published on April 3, 2014 by Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. in The Resilient Brain How Neurofeedback is different than Biofeedback? In part one, I introduced neurofeedback as one of the chief methods that… Continue reading

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatments Part One

Published By Diane Roberts Stoler in psychologytoday.com Your diet, quality of sleep, degree of stress, hormonal factors, and general quality of life directly affect your brain function. This post will be the first of a… Continue reading