The Brain, Emotion and Social Behavior
What is the source of emotions in the brain? How do emotions affect behavior? Why do humans even have emotions? We will discuss these questions and learn more about the brain, emotion, and social behavior on the next Line One program with guest Anchorage neuropsychologist Dr. Deborah Gideon.
HOST: Thad Woodard, MD
- Deborah Gideon, PhD, neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist in Anchorage who received her master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology at Auburn University, her internship in clinical psychology with a specialty in neuropsychology at the University of Florida Medical Center, and her post-doctoral training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Subsequently, she became Associate Director of Neuropsychology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She later served on the faculties of the University of Houston in clinical psychology and neuropsychology and of Emory University Medical Center in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Gideon’s scientific research has focused on the role of the brain in emotion and has included PET brain neuroimaging studies on emotion processing in facial expressions.
- A 2-minute video review on the basics of brain anatomy
- National Geographic interactive feature on brain function
- Dr. Gideon’s list of patient resources
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. AKDT
DR. WOODARD’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Cleveland Clinic
- Mayo Clinic
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Science Based Medicine
- Super Smart Health
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