This is, of course, our newest brain training device called the Interactive Metronome (IM). I told you about my training experience. We invite you now to take a minute and see what everyone is talking about by watching Sally. She's an official graduate of level 1!
I was planning an event with a friend, and he said: “Well, as you know, my brain works much faster than yours…” That was like a red flag being waved in front of me.
Internal scream: “WHAT?!”
In life, you pride yourself on few things and for me, one is that my brain works pretty well. That matters. I worked hard in my recovery from having a brain injury. I was very lucky but also had countless sessions of neurofeedback, did meditation, carefully monitored my diet and more. And growing up, believing I was smart was one of the few positive things I knew about myself. I hung onto it.
“Also, my memory is much better,” the friend said.
That was the last straw.Read More
When you think of Ernest Hemingway you may visualize the iconic photo of the man in the turtleneck captured by photographer Yousuf Karsh in 1957. Karsh described Hemingway as "the shyest person I ever photographed."
What happened to transform a brash, fearless world traveler and adventurer into a shy and paranoid man as he approached 60 and died at 61? After 17 years of meticulous research, forensic psychiatrist Andrew Farah addresses this question in his recent book, Hemingway's Brain.Read More
Have you ever had a boss or been a boss for whom everything was an emotional issue?
As a leadership coach, one major pattern I often see that gets leaders in trouble has to do with brain function. I'll make this simple. Different parts of the brain do different things. Operating from different locations, particularly the Limbic Brain or Prefrontal Cortex, can help or hurt our efforts.Read More
When I talk with people about my neurofeedback work, the response is often the same: "That's amazing, you do brain scans? I'd like to do that some day."
Now you have the opportunity.Read More
Anyone who has ever driven I-80 any long distance, especially from Chicago going east, will testify to the monotony and beauty of the trip. The peaceful journey through farmland was a sharp contrast to the intense, fast-paced conference on innovations in neuroscience and treatment at my Cleveland destination.Read More