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Neurofeedback for Insomnia and Other Sleep Problems

Brain training with neurofeedback for insomnia and other sleep problems is dear to my heart. It was my own difficulty with sleep that led to my becoming a NeurOptimal® neurofeedback trainer in 2004. If you’re interested in that story, it...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Dec 12, 2016

Neurofeedback for PTSD

Dr. Randy Hansbrough wrote an article published in the Florida St. Lucie County News this year. It says a lot of good things about neurofeedback for PTSD. The article is titled Neurofeedback used Successfully to Treat PTSD. Colonel Bart Billings, a...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Aug 29, 2016

Neurofeedback – What Kind of Changes Can Happen?

Below is a sampling of neurofeedback-based changes my clients have reported Sleeping through the night instead of waking up two or three times Having more fun being with their children. “They don’t get to me as much.” Worrying less...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Aug 22, 2016

Responsibility, Compassion, Connection

I first published a blog post about the film you see below in 2010. I love this wonderful short film so much, that I’m putting it up again. It’s called Second Line and was directed and acted in by Danny Glover.  It’s inspiring.  ...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Aug 15, 2016

What Can You Expect from Neurofeedback

The bottom line with people is usually: Can neurofeedback help me with what I want to see change? Because it works with the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord), neurofeedback has the potential to affect a broad spectrum of the things p...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Aug 1, 2016

Will I Need Neurofeedback Tuneups?

With NeurOptimal® neurofeedback training, once completed, most people don’t need tuneups. You’re most likely to come in with a list of changes you’d like to see happen – better sleep, more peace of mind, less anxiety, bette...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jul 25, 2016

NeurOptimal Personal Neurofeedback Trainer

I believe the NeurOptimal® neurofeedback home system is the best on the market. It’s so easy to use, you can be running sessions within an hour after you’ve unpacked the box. It comes with everything you need, and you get the same state...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jul 18, 2016

How the Human Brain Works

Here is a very easy to follow, seven minute animated tour of the brain made by the University of Bristol for the 2010 Brain Awareness Week. BAW is organized annually by the Dana Foundation, whose mission statement is as follows: The Dana Foundation i...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jul 11, 2016

Why Does Neurofeedback Help with so Many Things?

It’s a great question. It’s also a question that makes some people hold back from trying neurofeedback. How can it be that good? How can it help with sleep problems, ADHD, depression, anxiety and improve people’s golf scores? Why do...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jun 27, 2016

Lise DeLong on Words that Hurt

New York Neurofeedback’s guest blogger today is Lise deLong of Cognitive Connections.  As a Developmental NeuroCognitive Specialist, I am always surprised when I hear spouses, siblings and even parents use ‘words’ that hurt each other.  M...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jun 20, 2016

Will neurofeedback help you?

Since NeurOptimal® neurofeedback trains the brain toward functioning at its best, it’s likely most everyone will benefit. I’ve been a neurofeedback provider for more than 12 years now, and I’ve had only a few people not have...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Jun 6, 2016

What is Dynamical Neurofeedback?

NeurOptimal® neurofeedback is different in some very important ways from every other neurofeedback system out there. Other systems are diagnosis and protocol-based. Their trainers make a determination about what your brain needs and choose protocols...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on May 23, 2016

Neurofeedback for Aphasia

by New York Neurofeedback Blog on May 16, 2016

Why Does the Brain Use so Much Energy?

Popular Science addresses a fundamental question of neuroscience in its article IBM Research Thinks It’s Solved Why the Brain Uses so much Energy. IBM neuroscientist James Kozloski says, “…about 90 percent of the energy consumed by...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on May 9, 2016

Your Brain’s Memory Capacity

A recent PsyBlog article addresses the question of the size of the brain’s memory capacity. Based on recent research, the article suggests that Human Brain Capacity is Ten Times More than Previously Thought. Terrence Sejnowski of the Salk Ins...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Apr 18, 2016

NeurOptimal Neurofeedback for Performance Anxiety

Earlier this year, Science Daily published an article titled, Why your brain makes you slip up when anxious. What makes auditions, performances, giving speeches, just generally being on the spot so anxiety-provoking? According to previous research, p...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Apr 11, 2016

Become a NeurOptimal Neurofeedback Trainer

The NeurOptimal® neurofeedback system is beautifully designed to take advantage of the Central Nervous System’s powerful ability to take in information and use it to reorganize itself. NeurOptimal® is the state of the art in neurofeedback.
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Mar 21, 2016

Neurofeedback Changes the Brain

The Montreal, Canada Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Center performed a study in 2013 that is part of the U.S. National Institute of Health PubMed data base. The study is titled, “Neurofeedback training induces changes in white and grey...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Mar 14, 2016

What Makes our Brains Special

Scientific American recently published an interesting article that’s relevant to neurofeedback: What Makes Our Brains Special? The article talks about recent research highlighting the way human brains differ from other animals’ brains. I...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Feb 22, 2016

Upgrade your Brain with Neurofeedback

As many of you know, Dr. Valdeane Brown is the co-founder and co-developer of NeurOptimal®. He was recently interviewed by the founder of SuperHuman Entrepreneur, Dr. Isaac H. Jones.  Here’s a link to the podcast. Learn How to Upgrade you...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Feb 8, 2016


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