Episode 33 of the Brain Science Podcast
is an interview with Dr. John Ratey, author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of
Exercise and the Brain. We discuss why both moderate and
vigorous levels of exercise are beneficial not only for combating
problems like anxiety, depression, and attention deficit disorder,
but also for improving learning and preventing declines related to
aging. It turns out that exercise may be the single best thing you
can do for your brain!
Brain Science makes recent discoveries in neuroscience accessible to listeners of all backgrounds with an emphasis on how these discoveries are unraveling the mystery of how our brains make us human. Host Ginger Campbell, MD interviews scientists to give you a first hand look at how science is really done. Full show notes and episode transcripts are available at http://brainsciencepodcast.com.