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BioHack Your Brain: How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance & Power

Summary: The brain is the most essential organ in the body, interconnecting our glands, organs, muscles, and joints. 

When our brain is functioning optimally, we can think clearer, solve problems and retain memories.
Air Date: 2/4/21
Duration: 26:30
Host: David Friedman, ND, DC
Guest Bio: Dr. Kristen Willeumier

Dr. Kristen Willeumier conducted her graduate research in the laboratory of Neurophysiology at the University of California, Los Angeles and the laboratory of Neurogenetics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She received MS degrees in Physiological science and Neurobiology and a PhD degree in Neurobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was a postdoctoral scientist in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she continued her work in the field of neurodegenerative disease. She was the recipient of an NIH fellowship award from the National Institute of Mental Health and has presented her work internationally. Having served as the Director of Neuroimaging Research for the Amen Clinics, she led the efforts in utilizing imaging technologies to better understand the neurobiological issues underlying psychiatric disorders. Dr. Willeumier is widely published in peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Translational Psychiatry and TheJournal of Neuroscience and is the author of the book Biohack Your Brain: How to Boost Cognitive Health, Proficiency & Power.  She lives in Los Angeles, CA. 

Instagram: @kwilleumier

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BioHack Your Brain: How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance & Power
The brain is the most essential organ in the body, interconnecting our glands, organs, muscles, and joints. 

When our brain is functioning optimally, we can think clearer, solve problems and retain memories.

Joining Dr. Friedman is leading neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier, author of the new book BioHack Your Brain: How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance & Power.

She shares insightful benefits of starving your brain on the keto diet, eating blueberries for memory, how electronics are affecting the mind, staying hydrated to combat brain fog, and the unfortunate truth about caffeine.