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Flood of Interest in NeurOptimal®‘s Unique Neurofeedback System

Southern California is currently in the throes of a serious drought. But on September 26th, there was an unexpected flood. The deluge came in the form of people: hyper-ambitious, self-improvement-types gathered from all over the world to sample the latest human performance technologies at The BulletProof Executive's "Biohacking Conference" in Pasadena, California. But of all the vendors offering superfoods, health-boosting tips and digital gadgetry, the brain training system offered by NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback generated perhaps the biggest buzz of the conference. Once word got out, the flood [...]

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Neurofeedback Training Lifts Crossfit Champ to Victory

Steve Hamming is a Mad Man. He works out every day. He adheres to a disciplined Paleo diet, free of processed sugars and high-fat foods. He is the fittest 55-59 year old man in American according to Crossfit. And that's just what he does for fun! In "real life", Steve is a professional psychotherapist who recently took up a business partnership with veteran NeurOptimal® neurofeedback trainer Molly Raaymakers in Western Michigan. And that's when [...]

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New Hope for Those Suffering from Chemo Brain or Cognitive Impairment

Zengar Institute, Inc. today announced the results of a new peer-reviewed study measuring the effects of NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback on patients suffering post-cancer cognitive impairment (PCCI) or “chemo-brain”. The research, conducted by the Applied Brain Research Foundation of Ohio, reported a 91% success rate for PCCI patients using NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback’s brain training system. 21 of the 23 participants in the study reported a complete reversal of the cognitive impairment or “mental fog” commonly associated with chemotherapy treatments. [...]

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Domino Effect: FDA Barriers To Neurofeedback Falling?

You know how these things work. Like dominoes, first one approval and then the next, and the next. We discover trust. Hans Berger began using the EEG (electroencephalogram) on people way back in 1924. Before women bobbed their hair and kissed on the first date. Berger wanted to take “pictures” of psychic phenomena. What did he see? Not ghosts. Hooked up to humans (it had only been used on animals before) the EEG recorded what happened in [...]

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Neurofeedback for ADHD: AAP’s Biofeedback Report a Game Changer?

Neurofeedback and excitement aren't generally discussed in the same sentence. The professional neurofeedback community tends to be a pretty cerebral bunch (no pun intended) and mostly impervious to hyperbole. And clients/end-users generally turned to EEG biofeedback in the first place for stress reduction and calm - basically the opposite of excitement. But the American Academy of Pediatrics recent report that mentions biofeedback has caused quite the stir among growing legions of neurofeedback users and the cognitive cognoscenti. (more…)

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[Neurofeedback] should be more available: Doctor

This article originally appeared in TheWhig.com and features NeurOptimal® trainer Dr. Janet McCulloch superb work with veterans suffering from PTSD. KINGSTON - Advocates of a new way of treating post traumatic stress disorder are calling for it to be made available to veterans across Canada. Called neurofeedback, the treatment has proven successful with a small group of patients at the Kingston Institute of Psychotherapy and Neurofeedback. In the past three years, Dr. Janet McCulloch, a psychiatrist at the institute, [...]

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Research Shows Promising Results From Neurofeedback Training

PALM SPRINGS, CA –  Zengar Institute Inc., developer of the NeurOptimal® professional and home neurofeedback systems, held its inaugural Research Conference at the Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs, California on February 20-22.  It was the largest professional gathering in the company’s history. Eighty-five NeurOptimal® trainers, researchers and staff traveled from all over the world to attend – some from as far away as Australia and Lithuania. Over the course of three days, key presentations [...]

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Rapping It Up: NeurOptimal®‘s Palm Springs Conference

When you think of the desert, compassion isn't the first descriptive noun that springs to mind. Instead, you begin to think in superlative adjectival phrases - things like: harsh conditions, glaring sun, chilling winds, and lost wages (if you're in Vegas). Yet, no such phrases need apply when describing the NeurOptimal inaugural Research Conference in the heart of the Mojave. History will record how, in late February of 2012, compassion came into fashion in [...]

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