The Science of Tapping: What happens in our brains while we’re tapping? Results of an fMRI study

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) A German study presents another possible explanation for why tapping is effective: bifocal emotional processing. This functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study, conducted at Hannover Medical School in Germany by Dina Wittfoth and her colleagues, gives us a glimpse at what happens in our brains when we tap. The study adds […]

The Tapping Project: What happens when students learn tapping in schools

(by Sarah Murphy, LPC) What happens when school children learn tapping? Can this ease their anxiety and increase their wellbeing? Dr. Margaret Lambert explored these questions with her newly published dissertation on The Tapping Project. Her answer: Yes! EFT tapping in school helps students. The project is the first to examine the benefits of tapping in primary […]

The science of energy medicine and energy psychology: A new direction

(by Rick Leskowitz MD) I went to medical school over 40 years ago, and its conceptual foundation was pretty straightforward: it was all about anatomy and physiology. First we learned about all the organs and cellular structures (it was called gross anatomy because the organs are so solid and tangible, not because dissecting them is […]