Leading with the Frontal Lobe: Strategies to Harness Your Mental Energy to Fuel Innovation
Julie Fratantoni, PhD
Head of Operations, The BrainHealth Project, The University of Texas at Dallas
About the Presentation
The frontal lobe is like the brain’s CEO – it’s responsible for executing essential leadership skills such as decision making, problem solving, and innovation. You may be surprised to find that many of your daily habits hinder the frontal lobe’s efficiency. How can you better operate in your environment to steward your mental energy and support your frontal lobe? By dropping toxic habits and applying cognitive strategies you can become a more innovative thinker and stronger leader for years to come.
- Understand how daily habits can be helpful or harmful for your mental energy and brain performance.
- Understand how to proactively structure your day to increase focus and ignite innovative thinking.
- Learn how to minimize information overload and recharge your brain throughout the day to build cognitive endurance.
About Julie Fratantoni, PhD
Dr. Julie Fratantoni is a cognitive neuroscientist at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is Head of Operations for The BrainHealth Project™ – a ten-year, longitudinal research study seeking to define, measure, and improve brain health and performance across the lifespan. She leverages behavioral science and science communication to make neuroscience approachable and to create tools that help you become proactive about your brain health.