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2014-06-20 23:01:29

In an upcoming presentation, Stephanie Nihon, MSc, BCIA, BCN will discuss the evolution of the use of imagery in sports and how this technique can help athletes perform at their best. The June 26th webinar is ideal for sport psychologists, coaches and trainers who wish to gain more knowledge on this topic. London, England (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Training programs for elite and professional athletes have evolved considerably over the years. There was a time when athletes simply trained for...

2013-02-20 12:23:31

Adding movement to mental rehearsal can improve performance finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions. For high jumpers the study shows that dynamic imagery improves the number of successful attempts and the technical performance of jumps. The technique of mental rehearsal is used to consolidate performance in many disciplines including music and sport. Motor imagery and physical practice use overlapping neural networks in the brain and the two...

2011-12-09 12:08:00

Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research. Princeton University-led researchers report in the journal Science Dec. 9 that nighttime-lights imagery presents a new tool for pinpointing disease hotspots in developing nations by revealing the population boom that typically coincides with seasonal epidemics. In urban areas with migratory populations, the images can...

2011-10-05 15:40:00

The Power-Imagery Process by Dr. Elizabeth Barrett and Gerald Epstein New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 Power-Imagery Partners is proud to announce the birth of a precious gift to everyone, the Power-Imagery Process (PIP). Never before have two major healing and educational forces been put together to create the possibility to make a momentous life change. Blending the functions of self empowerment and guided imagery gives a new perspective on life putting people in charge to become...

2011-02-25 13:19:21

Study uses fMRI scans to attempt communication with severely brain-injured patients, suggests cognitive functioning may not be recognized at bedside Using a sophisticated imaging test to probe for higher-level cognitive functioning in severely brain-injured patients provides a window into consciousness -- but the view it presents is one that is blurred in fascinating ways, say researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in the Feb. 25 online edition of the journal Brain. In a novel study of...

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2011-01-18 08:30:41

In the last 2010 issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, a group of researchers of the University of Utrecht has tested a self-help method for treating nightmares in a randomized controlled trial. Several cognitive-behavioral techniques are effective in reducing nightmare frequency, but the therapeutic factor (e.g. cognitive restructuring, systematic desensitization) remains unclear. The aim of this study was to compare the nightmare treatments imagery rehearsal therapy (IRT), exposure,...

2010-10-21 10:27:00

CARROLLTON, Ga., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. today formally introduced two new additions to its PrimeSUITE® 2011 electronic health record (EHR) solution that dramatically expand the integration of speech understanding and digital imagery into physician workflows. The two new additions join recently announced Allergy Module and ONC-ATCB-certified Meaningful Use with Dashboard functionality as integrated components of the latest build of...


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