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Shifting Mindsets: ACEs and the Brain

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We can feel the effects of stress on our bodies because we also experience calm. But what happens if we only experience stress. In this episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health, we examine the effects that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have on our brain and body.

Shifting Mindsets: ACEs and the Brain

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health is a collaborative production of Central Michigan University’s College of the Arts and Media, the College of Medicine, and the Interdisciplinary Center for Community Health & Wellness.

Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.