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The Impact of Neurological Intervention in Self-Talk Regulation: An Intervention Study.

Issued Date: 02.08.2022

Published Date: 04.08.2022

Author Affiliations: Anil Thomas

Co-Author Affiliations: Ashvika Singh


Self-talk is crucial since it significantly affects how people feel and what they do. It may be positive and encouraging, inspiring, or it can be damaging and diminishing one's self-confidence. Aim of the present study was to examine the impact of neurological intervention on self-talk of an individual. Single group pre-post research design was used. Information was collected through self-report measure, self-talk scale by Brinthaupt et al., 2009. In total 108 participants (Male= 32 and female= 76) aged between 18-60 years participated. After conducting a pre-intervention assessment, participants were asked to practise the tongue drop intervention, learned from John Grinder for at least 24 hours. Post intervention the same test was re-administered with the same participants. T-test dependent was used for analysing the differences in score of self-talk before and after the intervention. Results show significant difference in scores after the intervention t (107) =2.132, P< .043. Therefore, findings suggest that neurological intervention can be an effective method to regulate self-talk which can lead to a high functioning state of mind.



Neurological Intervention, Self-Talk, High Functioning State.


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