Introduction to Live Complexity Training

Your life exhibits complexity, shouldn't your EEG?

Using a Kuramoto Oscillator model it has been shown that physiological signals have three main easily seen variations that I call 1) sizzle, 2) tsunami, and 3) sickness behavior. Below is an illustration of how this transdiagnostic biomarker fits in with current models of vigilance and sleep states.

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Have you considered what it would mean to be more "awake"? 

The following information was developed by Douglas Dailey and can be found on his website: www.livecomplexity.com

  • Live Complexity Training (LCT) is a theory driven approach using neurofeedback as a tool for Technology-Assisted Self-Regulation / Self-Realization (TASR).

  • Unlike traditional neurofeedback, LCT looks at the EEG itself as a transdiagnostic biomarker of sickness and wellness behavior and trains the brain and mind to be wide awake and quiet.

  • Imagine the chatter in your brain could be dramatically reduced...The "Quite Reward!"

  • When EEG complexity increases it promotes the exchange and processing of information with a decrease in metabolic demand (power).

  • Complexity is only generated by the body-mind when there is healthy balance between excitation and inhibition (“self-organized criticality”) and when there is adequate neuroplasticity and neuroprotection.

  • Complexity increases as we develop gracefulness and problem solving abilities and express wellness behavior.

  • Complexity decreases as a result of most forms of sickness behaviors. As we wake up the maladaptive patterns in our lives naturally loose interest, and we step into the healing work this makes possible. 

  • Complexity without synchrony is randomness; Synchrony without complexity is rigidity​. 

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  • As we move towards complexity, the mind learns to recognize moments of quiet. This process improves our ability to be present; truly awake in our own lives!