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The Importance of Movement: John Ratey at TEDxManhattanBeach
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Added Nov 21, 2012
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John J Ratey, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Research Synthesizer, Speaker, and Author. He has published 60 peer reviewed articles on the topics of Aggression, Autism, ADHD, and other issues in neuropsychiatry. Dr. Ratey has authored A User's Guide to the Brain(2000) and co-authored Shadow Syndromes(1997) with Catherine Johnson, PhD. From 1994 to 2005 he co-authored Driven to Distraction(1994), Answers to Distraction (1995) and Delivered from Distraction (2005) with Edward Hallowell, MD, all published by Pantheon/Random House. Additionally, he has edited several books including The Neuropsychiatry of Personality Disorders (1994), published by Blackwell Scientific. Most recently, Dr Ratey has penned, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain published by Little Brown. In Spark, Dr. Ratey guides the reader to an understanding of neurobiology and inspires the reader to reach for their potential, and embrace exercise that is crucial for the brain and body to operate at peak performance. Each year since 1995, Dr. Ratey has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America. He is Reebok's Ambassador for Active Kids and Advisor to the California Governor's Council on Physical Activity and Sport. Spark is fueling a movement to re-engineer school practices and medical recommendations to establish curriculum, lifestyles and corporate practices based on scientific principles. Providing the ...