Jacob J. Walker's Blog

Scholarly Thoughts, Research, and Journalism for Informal Peer Review

Archive for April 4th, 2016

My Email to Dr. Nancy Kanwisher regarding Brain Metabolism Optimization for Weight Loss

with one comment

I saw Dr. Nancy Kanwisher on a TED talk recently about neuroimaging, and I decided to email her about an idea I had for a long time about how we could use all the neuroimaging that has occurred to determine what brain activities burn more calories, and thus could be combined with physical exercise to enhance weight loss.  And for those who are doubtful of this concept, one must only know that our brain uses about 1/5 of our calories.  Here is my email to Dr. Kanwisher:

Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Jacob Walker

April 4th, 2016 at 11:59 am