Lifebrain public lecture in Oslo, Litteraturhuset
A healthy brain is essential to enjoy a productive human life. How can we keep our brain healthy? How does our environment affect our brain throughout life? How can we optimize our brain function? Brain health researchers in the EU-funded Lifebrain project presented some of their findings during the public lecture in the Litteraturhuset in Oslo, 6th June, 2018. The event was co-organised by Lifebrain and the Norwegian Brain Council (Hjernerådet).
Anne Grethe Erlandsen state secretary for health in Norway introduces the Norwegian brain health strategy. Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor, Centre for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition, University of Oslo. Coordinator of the Lifebrain project. She discussed why is it important to take care of our brain all along the lifespan (Lecture in Norwegian). Sana Suri, Post-doc researcher, University of Oxford/Lifebrain project. Sana discussed the opportunities and challenges an aging population may bring, how risk factors including high blood pressure can accelerate brain aging, and how physical activity can help promote healthy brain aging. (Lecture in English, from 50:00).