She will then describe how she used that key work to examine other forms of brain plasticity including memory formation and how physical activity can change and improve a range of brain functions. Suzuki's lab at NYU is focused on defining how physical activity can maximally improve brain functions in the short term and ultimately protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's dementia in the future.
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Earlier Event: October 29Vitality of the Mind and Health of the Brain Initiative
Later Event: November 3How Women Can Survive and Thrive in Science