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YOUR BRAIN AND YOU
Date: 18th March 2010 (Thu)
Venue: National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
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Professor Robertson will be kindly donating his proceeds from this workshop to Headway, which provides brain injury services & support.
Professor Ian Robertson, Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, is one of the world’s leading researchers in brain rehabilitation and his most recent research has demonstrated how it is possible to improve mental function in ordinary people who don't have illness or brain disorders.
You can learn how to re-train and tune up your brain to maximise output - 'work smarter not harder' applies to our brains as well as ourselves. As we get older raw brain power goes down, but our capacity for wisdom, strategic thinking and low cunning can go up.
This stimulating and lively interactive seminar will demonstrate how
- Exercise actually grows your brain and improves your memory
- Foods and vitamins make you sharper
- To Use your brain or lose it
- To Unstress your brain – it doesn’t like it
- Exercises to keep your brain fit
Handouts available as part of seminar price
Prof. Ian Robertson - Biography
Ian Robertson holds the Chair in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin. He was formerly a senior scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and a fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.
He is a Visiting Professor at University College London and Bangor University and is a Visiting Scientist at the Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto.
His research focuses on behaviour change and brain plasticity: he has more than 200 published books, textbooks and articles, including in Nature, Brain, Journal of Neuroscience and Psychological Bulletin.
A former science writer for the London Times, his multiply-translated popular science books include Mind Sculpture (Bantam, 1999) and the Mind’s Eye (Bantam 2002). His forthcoming book The Winner Effect will be published in London, June 2012, New York, October 2012, with translations in Holland September 2012, Germany, Spring 2013, as well as in Korea, Russia, Estonia and Brazil.