Surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind - Dr Gary Small, UCLA Longevity Center
Shaped by the era of Google and limitless access to news and information, the brains of your co-workers, your children and your competition are remapping, retooling and evolving. Dr Gary Small, one of America’s leading neuroscientists and experts on brain function and behaviour, explores how technology’s unstoppable march forward has altered the way young minds develop, function and interpret information. What are the future implications? Mental health implications? Social implications?
Dr Small talks about the potential drawbacks; increased social isolation internet addiction and so on, while offering the tools and strategies needed.
Dr Small is a professor of psychiatry and director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. His research, supported by the National Institute of Health, has made headlines in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology. Dr Small lectures throughout the world and frequently appears on The Today Show, Good Morning American, PBS, and CNN. He has written six books, including The New York Times best seller, The Memory Bible.
Dr Small is in Australia for the Herbalife Wellness Tour and to further align with Mental Health Week 2015.