The Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA) is a non-profit organization for professionals with a research or clinical interest in the promotion of self-regulation of brain activity for healthy functioning.
ANSA members include health professionals from a range of disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, chiropractic, naturopathy, physiotherapy and optometry, who are committed to the promotion of self- regulated health primarily through biofeedback. A range of membership options are available.
Applied Neuroscience refers to the application of neuroscience research findings to clinical practice.
Biofeedback refers to intervention where a person using a monitoring device is provided with moment to moment information regarding their state of physiological functioning.
Neurofeedback is a form of biofeedback in which the focus is on feedback provided from the central nervous system and the brain. It is a non-drug therapy that can be used to treat a variety of disorders such as ADHD, epilepsy, alcoholism and drug abuse, depression, PTSD, sleep disorders and anxiety. It can also be utilized for peak performance training.
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