Media Highlights Featuring USC Leonard Davis Experts
NBC Los Angeles and KPCC-FM featured research from Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School on how environmental factors interact with genetic factors to increase or reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease. “We propose a new approach to comprehensively assess the multiple brain-body interactions that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease,” he said. Additional coverage was found on Telemundo, MyNewsLA and KNX 1070 AM.
Vice quoted Elizabeth Zelinski of the USC Leonard Davis School on the correlation between age and mental skills, and how cognition should be assessed along with other routine health matters during presidential physicals.
Fast Company cited a study from the USC Emotion and Cognition Lab on how men tend to take more risks under stress, while female risk-taking under pressure decreases.
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