Physical and/or emotional stress and trauma compromise and undermine our overall well-being and may cause the brain to get “stuck”. The brain is the master regulator and therefore is the key to mediate the effects of this stress on one’s body, its systems and overall well-being. Brainwave Optimization® helps the brain, help itself, to get “unstuck” and return to a state of optimal functioning.
Brainwave Optimization harnesses the power of advanced computing technology to create a high-definition Acoustic Brain Mirror™. This real-time reflection of brainwave activity generates a pattern of music-like tones, which supports and accelerates the brain’s ability to achieve deep states of relaxation where it can fully let go and reset itself. Trauma and chronic stress can overwhelm the brain – when the brain resets itself, it will self-optimize to improve well-being and return to a more highly capable state.
For example, if one cuts their finger, the healing process is driven by their own natural processes and resources. The capacity for this recovery is a basic property of all living things. Brainwave Optimization supports the brain’s own innate and natural ability to use its own resources to recover. The brain is like a musical instrument that has been knocked “out of tune” by trauma or ongoing stress. Brainwave Optimization helps the brain to “re-tune itself” like an instrument in the middle of an orchestral performance.
Since 2011, the innovative approach developed by Brain State Technologies has been evaluated in research studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine, related to a variety of specific health objectives. This research has been supported by independent (non-commercial) sources, totaling over $2.5 million dollars, including grants from the Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc., the United States Department of Defense Special Operations Command and the United States Army Research Office. Further information on this research is available at www.wakehealth.edu/hirrem.
This research has resulted in peer-reviewed presentations accepted at 14 major academic and scientific conferences since 2012, and five published full-length manuscripts.
How Does it Work?
This process harnesses advanced computing technologies to create an “acoustic brain mirror” for your brain activity. Read-only, non-invasive sensors are placed on your scalp, and read your brain rhythms with great precision. Software translates this brainwave activity into sounds of different pitch and timing. These sounds are played back to you through earbuds, in real time. This self-reflection process supports the brain to bring itself to a deeply relaxed state. From this state, the brain tends to reorganize its own rhythms, on its own terms.
Who is it For?
Brainwave Optimization is for individuals who wish to make a life change from the inside-out. It is for those who believe that they have inner resources that, if accessed, can provide them with a path that meets their own unique needs. It is not a treatment or therapy for medically defined disease or psychological disorders, and it is not a way to diagnose diseases or disorders. Trauma and chronic stress can lead the brain to become “stuck,” and individuals with such history are especially likely to benefit from gaining a deep state of relaxation. When the brain deeply relaxes and resets itself, it can self-optimize to improve health, wellness and well- being. It may also allow the recovery of overall functionality, including enhanced performance.
What are the Benefits?
The benefits are produced through you and your own brain. The role of Brainwave Optimization is to facilitate a state of relaxation and flexibility of brain rhythms – from there you and your brain can produce greater well-being, enhanced performance and often other positive experiences that no one even predicts. Our clients commonly report better sleep, release of chronic stress or trauma, improvement in areas of cognitive difficulties or learning challenges, and reduced addictive personality tendencies.