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How to have a better brain by managing stress. Sian Williams meets the neuroscientists with the latest research on why keeping your cool will boost your 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 stress management to brain health with Dr Annette Bruhl, Dr Hannah Critchlow and neuropsychologist Dr Catherine Loveday and her mum, Scilla, a former Consultant Psychiatrist who took up mindfulness to combat memory loss.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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15 minutes

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Tue 17 Oct 2017 13:45