Short- and Long-Term Benefits of Neurofeedback

Short-term benefits cited by proponents of neurofeedback include improved attention, focus, and concentration; more ability to complete tasks; an increase in organizational skills; and a reduction in impulsivity and hyperactivity.

Long-term benefits can be wide-reaching and affect virtually every aspect of an individual's life. The benefits can include:

  • Better behavior at home, at school, and in social settings

  • Improved aptitude when learning and mastering new skills

  • Higher intelligence test scores

  • Increased self-esteem, confidence, and social poise

  • Improved school performance

  • Better health

  • Improved relationships with parents, siblings, peers, and teachers

  • A greater realization of his or her innate potential

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