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Superior Autobiographical Memory: Marilu Henner and Other Amazing Brains

Sixty Minutes did a story this week (December 19, 2010) on something known by neurobiologists, like Dr. James McGaugh, professor of neurobiology at the University of California at Irvine, as “superior autobiographical memory.”  Lesley Stahl interviewed five individuals, including Taxi actress, Marilu Henner, who are among the only known people to possess this rare ability:  the ability to remember what happened on every day of one’s life in detail. This amazing gift might seem like a [...]

Nagging Could be Key to A Healthy Relationship & Life: Six tips for nagging with love.

Nobody likes to be nagged, but there could be benefits to it, found a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study showed that cancer patients who are nagged by a partner may fare better. In fact, research revealed that married people are 53 percent more likely to get the recommended or appropriate treatment for their cancer. Spouses often push patients to be treated aggressively rather than take a “watch-and-wait” approach. With this [...]

2014-04-03T00:27:04+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

Five Relationship Patterns That Rule Your Dating Life

What are the pervasive relationship patterns that we repeat over and over? It’s important to know that often the relationship patterns we are entrenched in are largely unconscious to us.  Suddenly, we find ourselves entangled in something and not sure how we got there, or how we didn’t recognize it sooner.  We are unaware that these patterns exist, so we can’t extricate ourselves from them.  We have been observing other people in our lives doing them [...]

2014-04-21T01:31:44+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

Los Angeles Neurofeedback Therapist, Mindy Fox, Extends Practice to Beverly Hills

International market demand for neurofeedback therapy drives practice growth Beverly Hills, Calif. (November 12, 2010) – Mindy Fox, a highly regarded neurofeedback therapist in California, announced today the expansion of her services in the Los Angeles area to include the neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Malibu and the Pacific Palisades. The growth is an indicator of market demand for alternative, natural and safe treatment for anxiety related conditions. “Our practice has expanded at a speed much greater [...]

How Cannabis Use Damages Your Brain

Marijuana has a serious effect on marriage and relationships.  In order to have a close, connected relationship, your spouse will most likely want you to be tuned in to their feelings, and to be able to discuss important matters affecting your life together.  Having a family pulls adults in several directions at once, so you need to focus and be able to juggle the many demands of life.  Since using marijuana daily negatively affects attention, learning, [...]

2014-04-03T00:26:46+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

The Social Network and Neurofeedback Treatment

Asperger's Syndrome and Success Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, is the main character in David Fincher’s latest film about the birth of the world’s youngest billionaire.  The first scene of the movie, where Zuckerberg, a computer genius, is on a date with his girlfriend, immediately shows his glaring flaw, he has no social graces.  She dumps him after commenting that talking to him is so difficult, it's work.  She goes on to tell him that [...]

Dating & Career: Not As Different as You Might Think

Think of what you did to get where you are in your career.  You spent years perfecting the basics of learning during your primary education.  Then you went to college, which today not only eats up 4-10 years in the prime of your physical life, but can cost upwards of five hundred thousand dollars!  Then, you got your first position and started from the ground up learning the actual work that you trained and spent your [...]

2014-04-03T00:26:14+00:00March 26th, 2014|Relationships|0 Comments

Finances, Marriage and Neurofeedback

Making Good Financial Decisions: Neurofeedback Therapy Can Help Believe it or not, neurofeedback therapy has positive by-products to specific treatments.  Neurofeedback is great for treating anxiety issues.  When anxiety or stress is reduced, one of the most prevalent effects is better critical thinking when it really counts.  In no situation is this more important than in our financial health. According to a New York Times article entitled, “Money Fights Predict Divorce Rates,” Professor Jeffrey Dew tracked [...]

Comparing Paralysis Progress to Neurofeedback Treatment

A great deal of scientific progress is being made in an effort to get paralyzed people back on their feet. In a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled, “Wiring the Brain to Aid People with Paralysis,” researcher, Miguel Nicolelis at Duke University’s School of Medicine, says, "the body you live in has changed. You need to remap’ how commands from the brain get to the rest of the body.” There are millions of pathways through our [...]

Celebrity Rehab Facilities Use Neurofeedback to Treat Addiction

According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, many rehabilitation facilities, including those used in some of the more famous celebrity rehab facilities, like The Betty Ford Center, east of Los Angeles, California, and Promises Treatment Center, in Malibu, use biofeedback and neurofeedback as treatments while patients are there to recover. The use of neurofeedback eeg in such high end facilities (Betty Ford charges $26,000 / month and Promises charges $50,000 / month), demonstrates that [...]