Clinical aspects of hyperactivity, impulsivity and aggression, and how physical exercise and nutrition may influence these behaviours

presented by Silke Matura, PhD

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have explored in one of the first studies worldwide how exercise affects brain metabolism.

Dr. Matura works at the Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie at the J.W.Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.

In this Course, there is one lesson and then a quiz. Enjoy this information on the application of neuroimaging to discover methods of identifying and treating differences in impulsivity and compulsivity.

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How stress in early life may influence development in healthy infants, and how the gut microbiota may play a role in this

presented by Professor Dr. Carolina de Weerth

We now have evidence and are doing further research on early life development in infants, how gut microbiota may influence this development, and how stress in both parents may effect infant development.

Dr. de Weerth is the Chair of Developmental Psychobiology, Professor on the Faculty of Medical Sciences, and a research Principal Investigator at the Donders Center of Medical Neurosciences and the Donders Institute of Brain Cognition and Behaviour in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

 

 

 

In this Course, there is one lesson and then a quiz. Enjoy this information on the application of neuroimaging to discover methods of identifying and treating differences in impulsivity and compulsivity.

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Using Neuroimaging to Study Impulsivity and Compulsivity, and the Effect of Nutrition on the Brain and Behavior.

presented by Daan van Rooij, PhD

Neuro-imaging is another important tool in observing and learning about the effects of nutrition on the brain and behavior, particularly impulsivity and compulsivity.

Dr. van Rooij is doing post-doctoral research at Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging and Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour.   He is interested in imaging genetics research into neurodevelopmental disorders, specifically by using big data and machine learning techniques to improve classification and stratification of the major neurodevelopmental disorders. He is responsible for coordinating several studies on children and adults with ADHD and ASD.

In this Course, there is one lesson and then a quiz. Enjoy this information on the application of neuroimaging to discover methods of identifying and treating differences in impulsivity and compulsivity.

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