Dr. Adam Gazzaley is a medical doctor and neuroscientist who’s research looks at game-changing, non-pharmaceutical ways to make our brains perform better. He heads up UCSF’s Gazzaley Lab, a cognitive neuroscience laboratory. His most recent studies explore how we can enhance our cognitive abilities via engagement with custom-designed video games, neurofeedback and brain stimulation. In this interview, we cover the cutting-edge science that Dr. Gazzaley is working as well as his practical recommendations for improving brain health and cognitive performance.
In this episode, you will learn:
Can video games really improve your cognitive skills?
What age our brains start to decline in function (it’s a lot earlier than you think)
Why the modern world is bad for your brain
How sleep can hack your creativity
What is neuroplasticity and why you need it.
3 Ways to improve your brain today
The link between exercise and brain function
The best exercises for brain performance
Why “paleo” exercises may be best for your body and brain
3 top Benefits of meditation
The connection between your genetics and brain health
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