Your brain shapes the way you think and behave, impacting your perception, decision-making, and information processing. In this episode, Dr. Julie talks with host Aditi Kutty about how an unhealthy brain can affect individual thinking and behavior.
Meet Dr. Julie Fratantoni
Dr. Julie Fratantoni is a cognitive neuroscientist at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas. Additionally, Dr. Fratantoni is Head of Operations for The BrainHealth Project™ – a ten-year, longitudinal research study seeking to define, measure, and improve brain health and performance across the lifespan. Dr. Julie is experienced in making neuroscience accessible and creating tools for building a better brain.
About the episode
In this episode hosted by Aditi Kutty, Dr. Julie Fratantoni discusses the significance of proactive and preventative approaches to understanding the brain. Dr. Julie explored thinking and metacognition, practical strategies for enhancing brain health, and the impact of multitasking on brain health.
Lastly, Dr. Julie provided helpful tips for managing attention and focus. She also introduced The Brain Health Project.
To keep your brain healthy, prioritize single-tasking, get enough sleep, exercise, eat well, and engage in mental activities. Improving attention and focus is key to overall mental well-being.
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