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Brain techniques for improving cognitive and emotional challenges in children
Brain techniques for improving cognitive and emotional challenges in children

Tue, 16 May


JW3 Centre

Brain techniques for improving cognitive and emotional challenges in children

The neuroscience of cognitive and emotional challenges in children: A Neuroscientist's journey into the brighter side of challenging behaviours.

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Time & Location

16 May 2023, 20:00 – 22:00 BST

JW3 Centre, Finchley Rd, London NW3 6ET, UK

About the event

A talk by Rachel Langford for parents, teachers and caregivers

Have you ever wondered: 

• Why is it that I need to say everything several times before my child responds?

• Why does my child respond in an explosive and/or aggressive way?

• Why is my child struggling socially?

• Why does my child find it hard to deal with frustration?


Previous studies using brain imaging techniques have demonstrated that there may be specific brain functions and patterns that are characteristic to such behaviours. We will get familiar with those aspects and most importantly - with what can be done about it, in the school and home setting. We will present tools and the science behind them, that can help the brain reduce hyperactivity, improve emotional dysregulation, and improve cognitive functions.

Other topics that will be covered: 

  • The brain of a child with ADHD, ADD, ODD
  • Do and Don’t-do for parents and teachers 
  • Breathing patterns in hyperactive and emotionally dysregulated children and how they affect brain performance.

Understanding the child’s brain can help parents and teachers guide, help and encourage the child. By learning about how to regulate the brain activity, you will be able to give your child the tools to understand their brain, and most importantly – to choose to train and help it get to a more balanced state.

About Rachel Langford

Rachel Langford is the founder of the London nctNeurofeedback Clinic. The clinic offers neuro-cognitive EEG assessment and training for the treatment of cognitive and learning processing issues and conditions such as ADD/ADHD/ODD. 

Rachel has 17 years’ clinic experience in the field of Neurofeedback and Neurotherapy, working for many years at The Galim Neurofeedback Centre in Israel. The Galim Centre has more than 30 years of experience in training, treatment and research into neurofeedback and neuroscience for the treatment of a variety of neural, cognitive and emotional conditions. 

Rachel is also the head of research and clinical Science at NeuroAudit, developing innovative psychoacoustic ultrasound neuro-stimulation technology for cognitive improvements in Alzheimer’s patients.

Rachel’s most recent research project focuses on auditory brain stimulation for improving cognitive functions. She teaches and gives talks and workshops. She is also an author and a neuroscience journalist.


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    The neuroscience of cognitive and emotional challenges in children

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