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Q&A

Q: Favorite fun-fact about the brain?

A: Exercise is probably the most important thing you can do for your brain.

Q: Favorite book about the Brain?

A: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks.

Q: What is exciting in your work right now?

A: I’m really excited about a lot of our research including the benefits of stress to counteract the negative impact of stress on memory, a prophylactic treatment for PTSD, and novel studies on the effect of drugs of abuse on causing addiction problems, including marijuana and opiates.

Q: When I am not teaching awesome Neuroscience Classes I like to…

A: Golf or ski.

Q: Describe Neuroscience in one word…

A: Cutting-edge

Q: The coolest thing my lab has done is. . .

A: Have our research highlighted nationally including in The New York Times and USA Today.