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How to have a better brain through physical exercise. Sian Williams meets the neuroscientists with the latest research on why a brisk walk will boost brain power.

Evidence-based, information-rich and full of smart tips and techniques, How To Have A Better Brain delivers a practical and optimistic guide to boosting brain power throughout our lives. Drawing on the latest neurological research into protecting and preserving cognitive function, journalist and broadcaster Sian Williams, currently studying for an MSc in Psychology, investigates the best ways to avert, and in some cases even reverse, mental deterioration.

In this episode Sian analyses the importance of physical exercise to brain health with Dr Alan Gow, Dr Hannah Critchlow and neuropsychologist Dr Catherine Loveday and her mum, Scilla, a former Consultant Psychiatrist who is using exercise to combat her memory loss.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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Mon 16 Oct 2017 13:45

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