Speaking of Science - The Astonishing Truth about Exercise and the Brain w/ Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki

Date: 
Monday, February 25, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Adler Study, Room 514
Admission: 
FREE

Speaker: Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki, NYU Center for Neural Science

Dr. Suzuki will describe the neuroscience behind why physical activity is the most transformative lifestyle change that you can make for your brain today. Dr. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University. Her major research interest is brain plasticity. She is best known for her extensive work studying areas in the brain critical for our ability to form and retain new long-term memories. More recently her work has focused on understanding how aerobic exercise can be used to improve learning, memory and higher cognitive abilities in humans.