Supreme Court, Internet on the Brain, Exercise and Memory
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 803
- Feb 16, 2016 2:00 pm
- 2:21:42 mins
Supreme Court (17:00) Dr. Matt Townsend talks about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and what that would mean for the highest court in the land. Also what the nomination process will reveal about our country and the character of those position to decide on the next justice. How the Internet is Affecting Our Brain (1:00:14) Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. He has been the Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta since 1993. He has published over 300 articles and book chapters. Timothy Caulfield discuss how much time we spend on the internet and what it is doing to our brain. Exercise and Memory (1:47:51) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. Ever have those days when you just can’t seem to get going? If this is a chronic experience it could be a problem that affects your productivity at work, your ability to deal with the stresses of life, your relationships with family and friends. Why? While there may be specific reasons, a great place to start is to consider the quality of diet, regular exercise and physical activity, and quality of sleep. Dr. Hager discusses how exercise affects memory.