I want to alert our readers that our sister-company, BMED Press LLC, recently announced a forthcoming book release, “The Theoretical Interpretation Of Electroencephalography (EEG): The Important Role of Spontaneous Resting EEG and Vigilance” by Gerald Ulrich, M.D. This book is anticipated to ship in May 2013. For a limited time, this book can be pre-ordered [...]
Dr. Alan Fisher provides a review of Dr. Rex Cannon’s new book, Low Resolution Brain Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA): Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications (released February 2012).
The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) and Association for Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) are proud to announce the newest addition to the respected AANN Clinical Practice Guideline series: Care of the Patient with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. The publication was supported by an educational grant from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. Check the end of this report for a link to download this new publication.
The HeartMath research center has been studying the mental and physical affects of stressful emotions for close to 20 years. Today it is launching a free training DVD available through its website giving scientifically-validated techniques to help military personnel manage the unique stressors that come from service.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced today that it is relaunching an online study to help people quit smoking. The study, called WebQuit, is enrolling adult smokers nationwide. Participation is free to eligible individuals. The goal of WebQuit, which began a year ago, is to improve the effectiveness of online smoking-cessation programs. Study director Jonathan Bricker, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist who specializes in smoking-cessation research, says that online smoking-cessation programs are improving but still have a very long way to go.
Bowel control problems affect an estimated 18 million U.S. adults — 1 out of 12 people. People with bowel control problems are often reluctant to discuss the condition, even with their doctor. The Bowel Control Awareness Campaign and its Web resources raises awareness of bowel control problems, also known as fecal incontinence. Women and older adults are at risk for developing fecal incontinence. Increased body mass, decreased physical activity, depression, and diabetes may also increase risk.
The International Society For Neurofeedback And Research (ISNR) will hold its 2011 annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona. ISNR conferences are the premier international meetings for healthcare professionals, students, teachers, and researchers who are interested in psychophysiology, particularly peripheral biofeedback, neurofeedback, and quantitative EEG (QEEG).
SAGE recently published its first articles in SAGE Open, the only broad-based open access journal featuring content from the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. SAGE Opensupports the growing number of authors who require their articles to be freely available on publication, either because of personal preference or because of university or government mandates.