Cognition: What is it and Why is it Important?
Listen to Lisa Bratzke, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at UW-Madison, discuss how the brain helps us process the world around us, the importance of maintaining cognitive health, accelerated cognitive aging, and mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Don't miss this chance to hear from an expert!
Lisa Bratzke studies cognitive impairment of patients with coronary heart disease, who suffer from concentration or memory difficulties. Coronary heart disease is on the rise, 40% of the U.S. population is projected to have some form of it by 2030. She examines ways to slow deteriorating cognitive function in this population, thereby improving quality of life for individuals with chronic heart failure.