Dr. Robert Bilder - Director of the Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity at UCLA
"Hard Martial Arts: Impacts On Brain Structure & Function"
Dr. Bilder has more than 30 years experience in research on brain-behavior relations, with experience in clinical neuropsychology, neurophysiology, structural and functional neuroimaging, and genomics strategies as these are applied to the study of both healthy people and those with various neurological and psychiatric syndromes. He is particularly interested in dimensional approaches to understanding mental processes, and in understanding the biological underpinnings of creative cognition. He directs the Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity and the Mind Well program of the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative.