Boosting self-esteem prevents health problems for seniors

If an individual’s self-esteem decreased, the stress hormone cortisol increased The importance of boosting self-esteem is normally associated with the trials and tribulations of adolescence. But new research from Concordia University shows that… Continue reading

Quick test can help spot depressed teenagers, nursing researcher finds

 A simple paper test called a CES-DC would be a reliable, quick way of determining Depression in Teenagers.   A few minutes spent filling out a widely accepted mental health assessment in a… Continue reading

Neurofeedback tunes key brain networks, improving well-being in PTSD

  Pioneering research conducted at Western University points to a promising avenue for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): utilising neurofeedback training to alter the plasticity of brain networks linked to the… Continue reading

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Five

Alternative approaches can offer additional paths to relief from lingering complaints due to Brain Injury. Alternative approaches to wellness after a concussion are best tried after a diagnosis has been made through conventional… Continue reading

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Four

It is important to note that every day there are new, emerging methods and treatments for dealing with Brain Injury. Welcome to Part Four! The various treatments and methods presented are divided into… 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 Treatment Part Three

The Relationship Between Nutrition and Brain Injury Over the past decade, it has become nearly impossible to pick up a newspaper, journal, or magazine that doesn’t include the effects foods have on our hearts, bodies, and brains.… Continue reading

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatments Part One

Regain your life again after a brain injury: This post will be the first of a five-part series relating to methods and treatments to help you regain your life again after a brain injury. In my book, Coping… Continue reading

A Psychophysiological Profile of Winners and Losers in Sport Competition

Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland A positive relationship between the development of skill and efficient cerebral–cortical dynamics has been well established. Want to achieve Peak Performance in Sports? … NeuroFeedback has an… Continue reading

Are college student hook-ups linked to anxiety and depression?

As narratives of “hook-up” culture take center stage in popular media, behavioral researchers are starting to ask what psychological consequences, if any, may be in store for young adults who engage in casual… Continue reading