Pistol athlete Teresa Chambers works with USOC Psychologist Lindsay Thornton who is measuring her muscle and brainwave activity during shooting.
This is one of my favourite videos showing brainwave control. It is old EEG technology, but proves the point that you can learn to control your brainwave activity. Watch the first two minutes to understand what the lights are showing and then see how he stops his brainwave activity. (Refresh page if video does notRead more
As well as providing expert private coaching, we also use a variety of brain-training technologies in our courses. These include various EEG systems. Some are more advanced, for the trainer to perform detailed assessments of your brainwave activity. Some are more interactive, enabling the student to learn to recognise various optimal mental states. This is aRead more
Will 2014 be your best year ever? Would you like to boost your mental performance? You can improve your memory or develop strong focus in your sport. Is it time for a mental tune up? At this time of year many people just focus on the remaining weeks of the year and then Christmas. TypicallyRead more
Research has shown that people who dream about a task perform it better on waking compared to those who do not dream about the task. (BBC News) This reinforces the knowledge shared in our brain training courses, where the importance of theta brainwave activity in learning is discussed. For optimal functioning, new information is receivedRead more
At last there is the evidence that brain training games don’t boost brain power. (BBC report) When doing radio interviews, the most common question I am asked is how good are these electronic games recently promoted to improve brain function. My reply is always the same…doing lots of sudoku puzzles simply makes you good atRead more
Rewarding children for positive behaviours can have the same benefits as medication for children with ADHD. This is according to a recent study at Nottingham University. (BBC news report) Whilst this study is positive, it really isn’t anything new. However it does reinforce the benefits of brain training; be that your own or helping yourRead more
From Reuters: “Scientists find how relaxed minds remember better. Stronger and more lasting memories are likely to be formed when a person is relaxed and the memory-related neurons in the brain fire in sync with certain brain waves, scientists said on Wednesday…. …Synchronization in the brain is influenced by “theta waves” which are associated withRead more
Canada’s first gold medallist at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics used brain training. The first few reports are starting to come out of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, about those athletes who have utilised brain training technologies. Various brain training systems are used by an increasing number of National teams. However for many it is aRead more
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