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Watch how this machine can help organize your mind

Posted at 2:08 PM, Jan 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-25 16:08:46-05

Therapist Anastasia Pollock tells us about the Neurofeedback machine. A participant is hooked up to an EEG and then watches an image, a movie or a game on a screen in front of them. During Neurofeedback, a therapist can track brain waves through EEG in real time and show the brain, through feedback on the screen, how well it is functioning. When the brain functions and performs well, it is rewarded by something on the screen (the picture becoming clearer, the game moving faster, etc.). This encourages the brain to continue to operate in a more efficient way more frequently. Neurofeedback is credited with helping reduce stress, headaches, migraines, depression, irritability, anxiety, ADHD, sleep issues and not feeling focused on tasks. For more information, you can go here.