Brain health

Resources on Brain Health


Consultant Psychogeriatrician and Associate Professor Dr Yoram Barak presented his address Brain Health: What do we really know at the Christchurch Knowledge Exchange in March 2020. Click here for his Power Point presentation.


Desiree Dickerson,  neuroscientist and clinical psychologist,  spoke with Ellen Jackson on her Podcast Potential Pyschology about 'Ageing Smart'. Click here to listen to the podcast.


Professor Yoram Barak, Consultant Psychogeriatrician at Dunedin Public Hospital, is the author of "Preventing Alzheimer's Disease". The following presentation presents a synthesis of recent research into protective factors that may help reduce the risk of dementia: Mixed Brain Maintenance by Prof Yoram Barak, MD, MHA. Click here to download the pdf. 


Desiree Dickerson is a neuroscientist and clinical psychologist. Click here to view her website. Click on the links below to see her videos.