48th Annual Meeting of The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)

May 6-9, 2015,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Latest Advancement in Methodologies of Assessing Nutritional Impact in Cognitive Development

Neal J. Cohen, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory, Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds & Brains, Beckman Institute, USA

It is well-known that human brain develops significantly in early infancy, but it could remain malleable throughout lifespan development, and lifestyle factors – including nutrition and fitness – can significantly enhance brain function. Dr. Cohen explains how memory systems specifically remain plastic and support plasticity through lifespan development, therefore making them a promising target of nutritional enhancement.

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