PODCAST - How barefoot movement improves your memory.
40 Minute Listen
Our featured wellness expert today is Podiatrist Paul Thompson, creator of The Barefoot Movement. Podiatrists are the health experts that deal in feet and Paul has created a unique methodology that builds a body that supports you, not a body that relies on support!
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Dr. Tracy Alloway is a professor of psychology and the Graduate Program Director at the University of North Florida. She specialises in the importance of working memory, she is the author of 8 books and her research has appeared in many media outlets, including Forbes, Good Morning America, the Today Show the BBC and the ABC.
Tune in as Paul and Dr Tracy explore her research on the link between Barefoot Running and improved Working Memory.
You will learn:
What working memory is.
What negatively affects our working memory
The timeframe needed when running barefoot for improved memory benefits.
How other (non running) barefoot activities affect working memory
How Barefoot Shoes may affect working memory
Working memory in children
Plus lots of tips and tricks on improving your working memory and decision making.
To find out more about the work and research of Dr Tracy Alloway, be sure to check out http://tracyalloway.com