Recommended Reading Have you ever been curious about the teenage brain? Or felt frustrated when trying to understand the behavior of your teenager or young adult? Neuroscientist Dr. Frances Jensen, the chair of the Neurology department at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, is the author of the fascinating book “The Teenage Brain.” In […]

“Hi, My Name is Brene, and I am a Blamer” Do you ever blame yourself or others for things that go wrong in life? You are not alone . In this brief RSA Short, researcher and author Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how it sabotages our relationships, and why we desperately need to […]

Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is a key part of how we connect emotionally with others. Recent Neuroscience research suggests that the different feelings associated with empathy involve distinct patterns of brain activity. Contrary to popular thought, the patterns of brainwaves associated with empathy are not located to just […]

Coping with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer can be incredibly difficult, in part because treatment such as Chemotherapy is not without side effects. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) affects an estimated 71% to 96% of patients with cancer 1 month after receiving chemotherapy. CIPN is often accompanied by pain, burning sensations, tingling, and loss of […]

               At INPS, our clinicians recognize that mental health treatment includes treating the brain as well as the mind. As mental health awareness month draws to a close, please take time to listen to Dr. Laurence Hirshberg, Ph.D., as he explains the benefits of retraining your brain through Neurofeedback, […]