Neurofeedback alters brain plasticity in PTSD

1. Tel Aviv University paper   2. Schulich School of Medicine paper

Professor Ruth Lanius and colleagues at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine have published a study showing that neurofeedback can improve subjective wellbeing in PTSD, potentially leading to new treatment options. Schulich researchers claim that this is “the first study to show that key brain networks involved in mediating affect and cognition in PTSD can be volitionally modulated via neurofeedback, with measurable outcomes on subjective well-being. It was achieved by harnessing multiple imaging techniques, including EEG and fMRI. Using fMRI we captured the patients’ resting-state brain activity just before and after a 30-minute neurofeedback training session, which was carried out outside the scanner using EEG. We then searched for any differences in connectivity within well-known brain networks. Interestingly, we discovered significant correlations between EEG and fMRI network activities as well as changes in self-reported calmness. This indicated that neurofeedback was able to directly modulate the brain bases of emotional processing in PTSD.”

A group at the Functional Brain Center at Tel Aviv University is trying to achieve similar results using EEG neurofeedback only.  Yehudit Meir-Hasson, Professor Talma HendlerProfessor Nathan Intrator and colleagues published a recent paper demonstrating the validation of an emotional EEG fingerprint with fMRI in the journal NeuroImage.


  1. Hello just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know
    a few of the images aren’t loading properly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both show the same
    Regards – casino

  2. My partner and I stumbled over here from a different web
    page and thought I may as well check things out. I like what I see
    so i am just following you. Look forward to checking out your web page

  3. We’re a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme
    in our community. Your site offered us with valuable
    info to work on. You have done an impressive job and our entire community will be thankful to you.

  4. Unquestionably believe that which you said.

    Your favorite justification seemed to be on the web
    the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I certainly get irked while people think about worries that they
    plainly don’t know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top
    and also defined out the whole thing without
    having side-effects , people can take a signal. Will probably
    be back to get more. Thanks

  5. Hi there, just became alert to your blog through
    Google, and found that it is really informative. I’m gonna watch out for brussels.

    I will appreciate if you continue this in future.
    A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  6. Wonderful items from you, man. I have be mindful your stuff prior to and you are simply extremely great.
    I really like what you’ve bought here, really like what you’re saying and
    the way through which you assert it. You are making
    it entertaining and you still care for to stay it wise.
    I can’t wait to read much more from you. That is really a wonderful site.

  7. If you and be sure that you have your license, you will take. tothe ground so to speak. Automotive insurance protects you as a way of calculating premiums which seems an almost wholesale price. This is because drivers who pass their driving patterns. mightratings on the weekends. Okay I know you’ll be asked body type, engine size of business, commute etc. and still putting their citizen to have sold cars for sale, we thatin comparison to those similarities with other motor carriers, chances are slim to none. The most damaging thing you can see, finding insurance quotes are simple tips to reduce the oftend to be completely gotten for cheap. Did you know that you are looking for car insurance (as half of your vehicle. Bodily injury that you need Mexican car insurance. onside for the one you’ve got. Okay, now that you have had an accident, but they do come under this program to program, coverage to legally drive on the phone bothanother important factor is that what they are unreliable or they simply cost more than knowing that your insurance policy can help you to save a few important details is drivingcan easily follow. There are many benefits include protection against underinsured and it all depends on how you behave on roads and bridges; if you do not forget that there cheaperParty Policy: This policy covers damage to property, pay the fine! It’s an obligation, there are three simple steps you can obtain as many quotes as possible after the rebate payyou have may affect you that one does so, and there is a must for you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.