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Dr Alex Richardson

Dr Alex Richardson is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and a founder director of the UK charity Food and Behaviour Research. Her research centres on the effects of nutrition (and particularly dietary fats) on human behaviour, learning and mood, particularly in relation to neurodevelopmental and psychological disorders. She frequently contributes to both national and international media coverage of this field, and regularly gives lectures for health and education professionals, support groups, charities and academic audiences.


Past and present Confer events
Feeding Our Minds - What we Need to Know About Nutrition and Mental Health
Saturday 24 March 2012







Book of the Month
Kamalamani
Bodywise: weaving somatic psychotherapy, ecodharma and the Buddha in everyday life
What can the theory and practice of somatic/body psychotherapy, ecopsychology and Buddhism offer to each other? More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...