Some recommended books and on-line video clips for those who wish to learn more about brain functioning, neural plasticity, and neurotherapy...
Some Recommended Books
Albright, Claire (2010). Neurofeedback: Transform Yourself With Brain Biofeedback. New York, NY: Beckworth Publishing. ISBN: 0-9818-7915-2
Amen, Daniel (1998). Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness. New York, NY: Random House. ISBN: 0-8129-2997-7.
Arden, John (2010). Rewire Your Brain. Think Your Way to a Better Life. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.
Boleyn-Fitzgerald, Miriam (2010). Pictures of the Mind: What the New Neuroscience Tells Us About Who We Are. New York, NY: FT Press.
Carter, Rita (2006). The Human Brain Book. New York, NY: Dorling Kindersley Ltd. ISBN: 9-7807-5665-4412
Demos, John (2005). Getting Started With Neurofeedback. New York, NY: W.W. Norton. ISBN: 0-393-70450-5 "...This book provides a practical, balanced, and fine introduction to the field of neurofeedback."
Coben, R. & Evans, J. (Eds)(2011). Neurofeedback and Neuromodulation Techniques and Applications. New York, NY: Academic Press. ISBN: 978-0-12-382235-2
Doidge, Norman (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself. Stories of Personal Trumph from the Frontiers of Brain Research. New York, NY: Penguin Books. ISBN: 978-0-670-03830-5 To see a CBC "Nature of Things" episode on the Brain That Changes Itself, GOTO: http://www.cbc.ca/video/#/Shows/The_Nature_of_Things/1242300217/ID=1233752028
Doidge, Norman (2015). The Brain's Way of Healing. New York, NY: Viking Penguin. ISBN: 978-0-698-1914-3
Finger, Stanley (1994). Origns of Neuroscience: A History of Exploration into Brain Functioning. New York, NY: Oxford Press. ISBN: 0-19-506503-4
Hill, Robert & Castro, Eduardo (2009). Healing Young Brains: The Neurofeedback Solution. Hampton Roads Publishing. ISBN: 1-5717-4603-X
Phelan, David. (2013). Biofeedback: An Introduction for Consumers.
Ratey, John (2001). A User's Guide to the Brain. New York, NY: Pantheon Books. ISBN: 0-679-45309-1 " ...explains in lucid detail and with perfect clarity the basic structure and chemistry of the brain..."
Robbins, Jim (2000). A Symphony of the Brain: The Evolution of the New Brain Wave Biofeedback. New York, NY: Grove Press. ISBN: 0-8021-3819-5
Schwartz, Jeffrey & Begley, Sharon (2002). The Mind and the Brain. Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force. New York, NY: Harper-Collins. ISBN:0-06-039355-6 "...demonstrate that the human mind is an independent entity that can shape and control the functioning of the physical brain."
Siegel, Daniel (2007). The Mindful Brain. New York, NY: W.W. Norton. ISBN: 0-393-70470-X "...a groundbreaking approach to integrate findings from cutting-edge research with the wisdom of mindfulness practices to demonstrate how this learnable skill may actually work, and how its cultivation can enrich our lives."
Swingle, Paul. (2008). Biofeedback for the Brain. How Neurofeeback Effectively Treats Depression, ADHD, Autism, and More. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press. ISBN: 978-0-8135-4287-4 "...describes in clear and coherent language how these [neurofeedback] procedures work."
Taylor, John. (2006). The Mind. A User's Manual. New York, NY: Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0-470-02222-1 "...outlines the workings of the mind, the nature of consciousness, what can go wrong and how we manipulate our minds."
Thompson, Michael & Thompson, Lynda (2003). The Neurofeedback Book. An Introduction to Basic Concepts in Applied Psychophysiology. Wheaton, CO: Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. ISBN:1-887-11406-8
Some Recommended Video Clips
To view a truly inspiring and informative discussion by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor on the human brain as a parallel dual processor and the effects that a stroke can have on how the brain experiences...
Jeff Hawkins talks on how we need to look at the brain in a new way and how brain science will change computing...
VS Ramachandran talks about 3 clues to understanding your brain...
Dr. Christopher DeCharms talks about how new fMRI technology can allow us to see our own brains function in real time and how this technology may soon allow us to take direct control of our own brains...
A "Greater Good Science" video with Dacher Keltner speaking on the "Wandering Vagus Nerve" and its importance in human behavior...
A "Greater Good Science" video with Robert Sapolsky speaking on the uniquely human response to stress...