Sleep and Cognition: A Link To Better Brain Health
May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDTFree
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
This is a free, online event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/41LUMLW
This program will cover many facets of healthy lifestyle factors that affect the risk of developing dementia. Participants will get a deeper understanding of how sleep affects cognition. Michael Scullin, PhD will explore the importance of sleep and tips for improving sleep hygiene. Dr. Scullin is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University. He completed his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis and a post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. Scullin’s sleep research has been covered by many news agencies including NPR, BBC Radio, Time, Fox News, and Good Morning America. He has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and private foundations, and received early career honors from the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and Sleep Research Society.
Social workers, licensed professional counselors, and registered nurses in Texas can receive 1 CEU at no cost. This program is hosted in partnership with the North Central Area Health Education Center.
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