Ep. 12: Dr. David Raichlen – Evolutionary Biology & Modern Applications

Figure courtesy of Dr. David Raichlen from his article in Trends in Neurosciences

Summary

Dr. David Raichlen of USC talks about using evolutionary biology to understand modern health consequences. For example, can aerobic exercise paired with mental stimulation result in the formation of neurons? If so, why? And how can we apply that information to helping modern humans live healthier lives?

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