Neurofeedback and EEG

Neurofeedback (NFB), also called neurotherapyneurobiofeedback or EEG biofeedback is a type of biofeedback that uses realtime displays of electroencephalography or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to illustrate brain activity, often with a goal of controlling central nervous system activity. Sensors are placed on the scalp to measure activity, with measurements displayed using video displays or sound.

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The woman who never forgets anything: Hollywood star’s memory is changing our understanding of the brain

The woman who never forgets anything: Hollywood star Marilu Henner’s awesome memory is changing our understanding of the brain.

A good memory is essential for any aspiring actress struggling with her lines. But in the case of Marilu Henner – a Broadway star who rose to fame in the 1970s sitcom Taxi – her memory isn’t just good, it’s incredible. For her, the past is simply unforgettable.

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Lumosity – reclaim your brain

Reclaim your brainLumosity.com is a leading “Brain Training” website and provides an online tool for cognitive enhancement. Lumosity is advised by leading experts in neuroscience and cognitive psychology from Stanford, Berkeley, UCSF and other prestigious institutions.
Based on the concept of neuroplasticity – the brain’s ability to physically adapt to new stimuli — Lumosity training includes challenging exercises engineered to improve a wide selection of cognitive functions such as working memory and fluid intelligence. By improving these functions, Lumosity can enhance your memory, attention and more!
Designed by neuroscientists the training programs are designed to produce noticeable cognitive benefits. Using novel, engaging and constantly adapting challenges, the exercises strategically target brain areas such as memoryattention and processing speed.