Neurofeedback: How to boost children’s academic performances?


Neurofeedback works for all ranges of ages, and various concerns. Neurofeedback had shown positive results for academic performances, neurodevelopmental disorder, personality disorder, addiction and lots more. Academic performances depend on individual’s cognitive abilities, emotion management and sleeping quality. Cognitive abilities are brain-based skill that are crucial for processing information either it is a simple task or a complex task. Cognitive abilities involve perception, attention, memory, executive function, decision making and others. Each of the cognitive ability plays a vital role inside human’s brain. To have an excellent academic performance, one should have good attention, memory, executive function, decision making as well as good in managing emotion and sleeping quality.

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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0191886907001249

https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2019-74947-001


1. ATTENTION

Attention is an ability to sustained concentration on any object or thought to correctly process information. There are varieties type of attention such as focused attention, sustained attention, selective attention, alternating attention, divided attention and others. For children, they must be able to sit and focus in class for a long period during class. Keeping attention for long time is not an easy task but it is not impossible. Neurofeedback can help to increase attention span and minimize mind wandering. Being attentive in a class is important for memory and executive functions later.


Source:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23827814

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26866770