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Neuroscience

Power of breath

Yagmur Idil Ozdemir, April 29 2021

In this article we will go through a brief history and background to breathing techniques and their application in biofeedback and stress management. We will then present some recent data on our approach to breathing biofeedback Breathing practices have been an integral part of wellness practices for generations. While eastern traditions on meditat...

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Neuroscience

Biofeedback - Listen to your body

Yagmur Idil Ozdemir, April 7 2021

How many times have we heard this golden advice: “listen to your heart” or this one “listen to your gut” Everyday we listen to our own body to navigate through our highly complex psychosocial and physical world. Our daily decisions and actions depend on us judging a variety of external factors and how they affect us. We do this constantly by deciph...

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Neuroscience

Touch makes us happy

Yagmur Idil Ozdemir, October 30 2020

The 4 groups of low-threshold mechanoreceptors that we covered in our previous blog are highly studied, but they are not the only types of mechanoreceptors worth exploring. The discrete C-afferent tactile fibers, or CT-fibers for short, innervate a heterogeneous group of mechanoreceptors that are found on both hairy and non-hairy (glabrous) skin,...

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Opinion

Sensae - My new venture against the silent Killer.

Olivier de Simone, August 27 2020

Today I’m really excited to announce my next venture, Sensae - a mental wellness company offering personalised tactile stimulation to automatically monitor and manage both stress and anxiety. There are not many issues that impact society so negatively as Stress and Anxiety. In fact one in five people in the Western world is suffering from issues re...

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