Neuroplasticity Review

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Neuroplasticity Review

Post by NHE » 1 month ago

Here's a free review article on neuroplasticity.

Neuroplasticity and Clinical Practice: Building Brain Power for Health.
Front Psychol. 2016 Jul 26;7:1118.
  • The focus of this review is on driving neuroplasticity in a positive direction using evidence-based interventions that also have the potential to improve general health. One goal is to provide an overview of the many ways new neuroscience can inform treatment protocols to empower and motivate clients to make the lifestyle choices that could help build brain power and could increase adherence to healthy lifestyle changes that have also been associated with simultaneously enhancing vigorous longevity, health, happiness, and wellness. Another goal is to explore the use of a focus in clinical practice on helping clients appreciate this new evidence and use evolving neuroscience in establishing individualized goals, designing strategies for achieving them and increasing treatment compliance. The timing is urgent for such interventions with goals of enhancing brain health across the lifespan and improving statistics on dementia worldwide.
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Re: Neuroplasticity Review

Post by Jaded » 1 month ago

Thanks NHE that's very interesting. So much developing - I was struck by this on page 2:

"Richard Davidson’s research found that thought alone was associated with neuroplastic gains (Davidson and Lutz, 2008; Davidson and McEwen, 2012) and improved immune response (Davidson et al., 2003; Kaliman et al., 2014)."

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