Promoting Successful Aging and Brain Health
Department of Psychology and the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute
College of Science, University of Arizona
January 18, 2013
7:30am - 6:30pm
Student Union Grand Ballroom
Good for the Heart, Good for the Brain
Enchancing Cognitive Function As We Age
Thank you to everyone who attended the conference!
To download Presentation Slides, click on the links to the PDFs below:
- Introduction, Dr. Lee Ryan
- Exercise, Dr. Gene Alexander & Dr. David Raichlen -- Cognitive benefits of aerobic fitness, strength training, and balance exercises
- Diet and supplements, Dr. Cynthia Thomson – How healthful eating and (some) supplements promote brain health
- UA Aging Research, Dr. Carol Barnes – Summary of UA contributions to aging research
- Training the brain, Dr. Elizabeth Glisky – The effectiveness of cognitive exercise and cognitive strategies
- Reducing stress, Dr. Mary-Frances O'Connor – How stress reduction can influence well-being and cognitive functioning
- Wisdom and emotional balance, Dr. Alfred Kaszniak – Unwrapping the gifts of age
Click here for a schedule of the conference.
This conference offered 7 continuing education credits approved by the Arizona Psychological Association, and the certificates will be mailed to the registrants who requested CEs.
For more information on the conference, please contact Cortney Jessup at email@example.com or (520) 621-5213.
Thank you to our following sponsors: