Brain regions can be specifically trained with video games

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ScienceDaily: Stress News
Brain regions can be specifically trained with video games
Video gaming causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills. This has been shown in a new study. The positive effects of video gaming may also prove relevant in therapeutic interventions targeting psychiatric disorders.

Researchers test biofeedback device in lowering grandmothers’ stress
In a pilot study, 20 grandmothers were able to lower their stress levels with a biofeedback device that tracks breathing patterns.

Stress steroid mediated withdrawal anxiety in methamphetamine dependent rats: Reversible by Flumazenil
New findings demonstrate a reproducible pathology that may help shed light on anxiety and mood volatility in methamphetamine dependence.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

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