Blog: The Brain Dialogues, filtered by tag: Social Interaction

23 Sep 2020

Ashley Stevens | Meet Our Researcher Series

CHeBA’s Social Health And Reserve in the Dementia Patient Journey project (SHARED) is an international collaborative effort to identify the impact of social wellbeing on cognitive health. There is evidence to support that our social lives have a great impact on our capabilities across the lifespan. Research Assistant with SHARED, Ashley Stevens, hopes that through the study’s outcomes this notion receives the recognition it deserves.   How did you get into researching the ageing brain? I found my way into research following the completion of my Honours degree in Psychology at Charles Sturt… Read More
26 May 2020

Dr Anne-Nicole Casey | Meet Our Researcher Series

Providing individuals and policymakers with valid information regarding the impact social relationships have on successful ageing is the ultimate hope Dr Anne-Nicole Casey has for her research. There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that maintaining positive social relationships, particularly during challenging periods like the current global pandemic, can help to support cognitive and emotional well-being. According to Dr Casey it is our family and friends that sustain us; a sentiment that would resonate strongly with the community at this time and remains applicable despite physical… Read More