We're going to uncover what sleep is and explore the stages of sleep and the corresponding electrical activity in the brain. We will then dive into the intricacies of the neurobiology of sleep, what sleep does, what sleep deprivation leads to, and finally, what you can do to improve your sleep.
Meditation and its effects on the brain. Meditation is a popular term that has infiltrated every culture. Originally a practice started thousands of years ago in eastern cultures and the Buddhist religion, it was picked up by other world religions. But today, it's a secular practice.
We will weave our way through the history of nutrition research, learn some primers on nutrition and digestion, and then discuss how poor nutrition leads to disease in the body and the brain specifically. We'll then wrap up with a look at different diets that can help reverse this.