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What is Brain Health?

Jennifer Zientz and Julie Fratantoni, PhD, join co-host Jim Falk on KERA's McCuistion TV.

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Julie Fratantoni, PhD, and Jennifer Zientz, MS, CCC-SLP, join Jim Falk, co-host of KERA's McCuistion TV, to share ways people of all ages can take control of brain health and increase mental ability. Typically, brain health is defined as the absence of disease, but experts from Center for BrainHealth define brain health as the capacity for people to thrive at any stage of life.The lively discussion focuses on the importance of brain health for a healthy lifestyle and how The BrainHealth Project, a landmark scientific study to measure and track one’s own brain fitness, aims to improve brain capacity and function through scientific research. Already active in all 50 states and 41 countries, the project offers an exciting opportunity for individuals to be part of this transformative initiative.Both researchers emphasize that everyone has the potential to enhance their brain's capacity, regardless of age. Watch the full segment on McCuistion TV

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Jennifer Zientz, MS, CCC-SLP

Director of Programs and Head of Clinical Services Center for BrainHealth

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