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Brain Health with Dr. Julie Fratantoni

Season #4

For our third episode of Mental Health Awareness Month, cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Julie Fratantoni joins me to discuss brain health. 

Dr. Julie Fratantoni is the head of research integration and partnerships at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. She specializes in creating content and tools to promote proactive brain health, sharing tips and insights on Good Morning Texas and social media. Dr. Fratantoni leads user experience and training content for The BrainHealth® Project, a ten-year study aimed at enhancing brain health across the lifespan. She uses behavioral science to foster brain-healthy habits and develops the online BrainHealth dashboard and mobile app for participant assessments and coaching.

Dr. Fratantoni also spearheads research on women's brain health, hormone replacement therapy, and sleep, and leads the Kindness Enterprise, a program exploring the brain's capacity for kindness, empathy, and compassion. She holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas, is a licensed speech-language pathologist, and is trained in biofeedback and mindfulness techniques. Her clinical work focuses on high-performance brain training for corporate executives, veterans, athletes, and young adults.

Join us to learn about:

  • The top habits for brain health and cognitive function
  • Insights into cognitive function as you age
  • The importance of boredom
  • How to combat the urge for constant activity
  • Why sleep is vital to your brain
  • The power of practicing kindness and fostering connections
  • The links between brain health and mental wellness
  • How mindfulness and meditation support brain health
  • What a genuine break for your brain is

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Connect with Dr. Julie Fratantoni:
Instagram: @drjuliefratantoni
Email: [email protected] 
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