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Seminar: Does Physical Activity Help Your Brain?
June 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series Presents:
“Does Physical Activity Help Your Brain?”
Kirk I. Erickson, PhD
Associate Professor; Department of Psychology
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition & Center for Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hill House Kaufmann Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
1835 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Located next door to the Hill House Center)
Kirk I. Erickson Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and a Faculty Member for the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds an appointment in the Department of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Erickson has published >120 articles and book chapters on cognitive changes which occur as a function of physical health and aging as well as in the development of training and physical activity and exercise trials which have been shown to successfully enhance cognitive and brain function across the lifespan.
He has received numerous awards for his line of research including the Neil Miller Award from the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research in 2013, the Senior Beckman Institute Fellowship in 2014, and the Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Alzheimer Outreach Center
The University of Pittsburgh
Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA Chapter
**Refreshments will be provided**
Please RSVP to Marita Garrett by May 28, 2015