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Keeping Your Brain Young

From the Show: Rewired Radio
Summary: Just as we take care of ourselves by exercising and eating right, it’s important that we consider how to keep our brains functioning at peak condition throughout our lives.
Air Date: 6/25/18
Duration: 25:29
Host: Erica Spiegelman
Guest Bio: Kristen Willeumier, PhD
Los Angeles-based neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier has devoted her distinguished career towards researching the brain-body connection. A nationally-renowned advocate for brain health, she has a passion for sharing her extensive research on brain function and longevity. Dr.Willeumier has been published in numerous peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Neuroscience, PLOS One Neuromapping and Therapeutics, the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Nature Obesity, Minerva Psychiatrica, Brain Imaging and Behavior, the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Advances in Mind Body Medicine, Clinical Neuropsychologist, the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Open Neuroimaging Journal, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Nature Translational Psychiatry and The Journal of Systems and Integrated Neuroscience.

While Dr. Willeumier’s focus is on maintaining cognitive function as we age, her published research encompasses a variety of areas including traumatic brain injury in professional athletes, posttraumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorder, autism, biomarkers of suicide, obesity and its effects on brain function, gender differences in brain function, clinical outcomes, and brain rehabilitation.
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Keeping Your Brain Young
Whether we like it or not, we’re all going to get older... and aging can have an impact on our bodies and our brains.

Just as we take care of ourselves by exercising and eating right, it’s important that we consider how to keep our brains functioning at peak condition throughout our lives.

Dr. Kristen Willeumier is a Los Angeles-based neuroscientist who has devoted her distinguished career towards researching the brain-body connection. She discusses how we can maintain our cognitive function as we age.
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