127. How to Extend Your Life Through Deep Thinking and Improving Your Mindset | Dr. Caroline Leaf

Aug 3, 2021

How to Extend Your Life Through Deep Thinking and Improving Your Mindset | Dr. Caroline Leaf



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127. In this episode of the 5 Core Life, Will digs deep into how our brain grows and is constantly changing with Cognitive Neuroscientist and author of 18 books, Dr. Caroline Leaf. She discussed how deeper thinking equals a longer life and how we are harming ourselves when we don’t grow or challenge ourselves. Caroline also provides insights into what she’s learned from a career of research and clinical trials on depression and anxiety.

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Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist with a Masters and PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc Logopaedics, specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980's, she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory. She was one of the first in her field to study how the brain can change (neuroplasticity) with directed mind input.

Dr. Leaf is also the bestselling author of Switch on Your Brain, Think Learn Succeed, Think and Eat Yourself Smart, and many more. She teaches at academic, medical and neuroscience conferences, churches, and to various audiences around the world. Dr. Leaf is also involved in the global ECHO movement, which trains physicians worldwide on the mind-brain-body connection, mental health and how to avoid physician burnout. She runs the “Integrated Mind Network”, which is a panel of top neurosurgeons, neurologists, MDs, OBGYN's, endocrinologists, MDs, and neuroscientists with whom she consults with, and does research and clinical trials. She is also part of a mental health initiative in Washington, DC.

For more information about Dr. Leaf and her work, head to her website at www.drleaf.com


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