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ON EPILEPSY AND PSYCHOSOMATICS

Emerging neuroscience recognizes that the brain organizes itself through its rhythmic electrical oscillations (Rhythms of the Brain-Buzsaki). Epilepsy in any form and from any cause disrupts this rhythmic organization. It’s neither psychological or physical- it’s always both. I work in the field of developmental trauma and EEG. People with these histories rarely if ever have normal […]

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Trauma Matters: A publication of The Connecticut Women’s Forum

A Column from Trauma Matters A publication of The Connecticut Women’s Forum Winter 2017   Ask the Expert A Conversation with Sebern Fisher By Cheryl Kenn, LCSW Sebern Fisher is the author of Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain, published by Norton in 2014. For 15 years, she served as […]

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Concussions May Increase The Risk Of PTSD

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/26/495074707/war-studies-suggest-a-concussion-leaves-the-brain-vulnerable-to-ptsd

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The Second Coming of Sigmund Freud, Discover Magazine

“Solms is convinced that reconnecting psychoanalysis and neuroscience is absolutely essential — the only way we will ever truly understand the brain.” http://discovermagazine.com/2014/april/14-the-second-coming-of-sigmund-freud

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Gray Matter Reduced in Youths With Behavioral Problems

http://neurosciencenews.com/gray-matter-behavior-teens-3255/

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Sebern’s Response to “Imaging Study Maps Brain Activity in Borderline Personality Disorder”

  Imaging Study Maps Brain Activity in Borderline Personality Disorder A colleague of mine asked for my take on the above article and I wanted to share it with anyone who might be curious: I don’t think that Borderline personality disorder is a discreet disorder and I doubt highly that there is a genetic brain […]

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Sebern’s Bookshelf

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Interview on Shrink Rap Radio

Listen to Sebern’s interview with Shrink Rap Radio, soon to be available on iTunes. http://shrinkrapradio.com/452-neurofeedback-in-the-treatment-of-developmental-trauma-with-sebern-fisher-m-a/

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Steven Kotler, “The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance”

YouTube video  

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Neurofeedback Training Induces Changes in White and Gray Matter

Sage Journals – Clinical EEG and Neuroscience The main objective of this structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study was to investigate, using diffusion tensor imaging, whether a neurofeedback training (NFT) protocol designed to improve sustained attention might induce structural changes in white matter (WM) pathways, purportedly implicated in this cognitive ability. Another goal was to […]

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