Category - ~ Cognition

Heritability of Protective Conditioning

“ Sci Transl Med 26 February 2014:  Vol. 6, Issue 225, p. 225ec37  Sci. Transl. Med. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008710 EDITORS’ CHOICE ANXIETY DISORDERS You Have Your Father’s Nose Vikaas S. Sohal +Author Affiliations Department...

Biomechanics of Vision

The biomechanics of vision and their influence upon eyesight are more easily grasped if we first understand how the structure supporting the eyes relates to the fundamental structure of our posture and gait:   It makes sense that exercises...

Movement is Crucial

The fundamental distinction between animals and all living beings is movement. Animals emerged out of living beings becoming able to make distinctions in their surroundings, give meaning to those distinctions, and move towards or away from what...

Current Research in Manual Therapy

Discussing Manual Therapy with members of the scientific or medical communities is often challenging. Usually, shortly after jumping into a description of the efficacy of this treatment modality, the question arises “Do you have peer...

Emergence of Reflexes

This 8 minute video offers an excellent overview of infant postural and dynamic reflexes, and how these reflexes underly more complex motor and cognitive functions. However, some of the statements made in the video about the influence of...

Brain Gym Resources

his small book has been translated into 20-some languages. It offers drawings of the 26 Brain Gym activities with simple descriptions of how to do them, written in a simple story form that children can understand. Parents, teachers, and...

Auricular Exercise

Rubbing the edge of the ear and the earlobe is a simple energy balancing technique, and can be very helpful for balancing the tone of the neck muscles. It is often used as a demonstration for how manipulating one attribute of the body can...

Cross Crawl

One of the simplest things we can do to improve how we are integrated neurologically is to an exercise called Cross Crawl. It is simply cross lateral movement. When we learn to crawl, we develop these circuits that emerge as the building blocks...

Bio-Feedback Equipment

Bio-feedback is a window into how your Autonomic Functions are responding to your surroundings. Being able to see how these visceral reflexes are responding enables one to better integrate their responses into your daily activities, perhaps...

Sensory Integration Tools

These tool calibrate the sensitivity of the hands and feet to the postural and dynamic needs of the body. Clicking on the name of the tool, or the picture, will take you to Amazon.com, where you can find more information. Peanut Massage...