Brain-body-behavior talk at Ilsley
MIDDLEBURY — The American Association of University Women is sponsoring a presentation at Ilsley Library on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m., by Middlebury pediatrician Jody Brakeley, M.D. Brakeley will speak on “The Brain-Body-Behavior Connection: The Foundations of Health.”
Ample scientific research demonstrates that earliest childhood experiences not only help form the adults we become but can affect all aspects of our health, too. Dr. Brakeley will address the science on early brain development and various types of stress. She will explore the effect that life experiences have on the physical, mental, social, emotional, and behavioral health of children, and long into adulthood.
This information is relevant to everyone; it may provide a new perspective on one’s self, on others, and on life in general. Audience members are invited to bring questions and to share experiences and knowledge.