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How does Daylight Saving Time Affect Sleep?

Humans are most vulnerable to sleep deprivation in early March, as they transition from Standard Time to DST. One study found that the average person receives 40 minutes less sleep on the Monday after “springing forward” compared to other nights of the year. Researchers have also noted negative effects that occur during the transition from DST to Standard Time in November.

The Surprising Connection between COVID-19 and the Brain

As COVID-19 sweeps through populations of every country in the world, scientists are learning yet another unhappy fact about what this stealthy organism is leaving in its wake. Not only does the virus leave the body of many of its victims compromised, but it’s having serious, and long-term effects, on the brain and nervous systems of some people.

How Many Hours of Sleep Do Teens Really Need?

Sleep is a necessary process to refuel, recharge, and restore our bodies. As important as it is for adults, it’s even more critical for teens. Their bodies and brains are still developing, making shuteye crucial to ensure proper development.

As kids move from their childhood to their teenage years, they experience a shift in their biological clock.

Shot Down by a Therapist, Mom Keeps Mum about Son’s Neurofeedback

by Mike Cohen

I heard a story recently from Shauna Krzanowski. Her story was both disturbing and, sadly, not a surprise, because it was representative of the uphill battle neurofeedback has been engaged in for nearly five decades.

Shauna is an occupational therapist in Lake Worth, Florida, a former student of mine and a provider of neurofeedback.

Managers Are Stressed, and That Can Lead to Addiction

by Eva Benoit
Guest Blogger for Center for Brain

(Note: Neurofeedback is used around the country at drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers as well as in mental health care clinics to assist addicts/alcoholics in stabilizing their moods, diminishing cravings and making better decisions. See link to studies below.)

If you look at any mid- to high-level manager or executive’s schedule,

Heavy Social Media Use = ADHD Symptoms in Teens?

Heavy social media use may produce symptoms of ADHD in teens who have no previous ADHD symptoms.

That was the conclusion of a 24-month study published on July 17, 2018 in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in which researchers followed 2,587 adolescent boys and girls aged 15 and 16 in Los Angeles schools.

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