Brain Gains Podcast “Brain Gains” is a youth-produced podcast that aims to make neuroscience actionable, so that the community can begin to understand why and how to live a brain healthy life. Episode 1: Stress Resilience and Brain Health Where does anxiety come from? How can I manage it? Dive into the first pillar of brain health – Stress Resilience – with Licensed Mental Health Counselor Hailey Shaughnessy and host Grace Johnson. Episode 2: How Sleep Impacts Brain HealthAmerica’s Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus, and Brain Health Scholar, Hilton Hudson, discuss how to get the most out of your sleep schedule with host, Grace Johnson. http://brainhealthinitiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/sleep-episode-12_11_21-3.14-PM.mp3 Episode 3: The Science Behind Exercising Your Brain for Better Performance (part 1)Join Grace, Dr. Michael Merzenich and Dr. Jacque Gamino as they dive into the science behind why exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body. http://brainhealthinitiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/CogStim-Part-1.mp3 Episode 4: Exercising Your Brain for Better Performance in Everyday Life (part 2) In the second half of our discussion with Dr. Michael Merzenich and Dr. Jacque Gamino, the “Who, What, Why, and How” questions that come along with Cognitive Stimulation beyond the lab are answered. http://brainhealthinitiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/cognitive-stimulation-part-2.mp3 Episode About Grace: Grace Johnson is a Brain Health Scholar and senior at Pine View School in Osprey, FL. She is affected by mental health and illness in her family and personal life, and wants to go into medical neuroscience research.