26 January 2017 /

The Upside of Stress

Guest Speaker Ian Robertson

Sue hosts clinical psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist Professor Ian Robertson. Professor Robertson discusses his new book, The Stress Test: How Pressure Can Make You Stronger and Sharper, a revelatory study of how and why we react to pressure in the way we do, with real practical benefits to how we live.

Ian and Sue discuss how to:

  • Shape your brain’s response to pressure
  • Become a more confident and focused leader
  • Exercise your winning muscle
  • Better understand the behavior of your business colleagues

About Ian Robertson:

Ian Robertson is one of the world’s leading researchers in neuropsychology. A trained clinical psychologist, Dr. Robertson is an expert at applying the latest psychological and neuroscience research to contemporary political, health, social, economic and business affairs in a very accessible manner.

Ian holds the Chair in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, and is a visiting professor at University College London. Dr. Robertson is also T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Scientist at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. He has held senior academic appointments at Cambridge, Edinburgh and Columbia Universities. He has also been elected a Fellow of the US Association for Psychological Science and the British Psychological Society.

Ian writes for several publications including Nature, Journal of Neuroscience, Psychological Bulletin and London’s Daily Telegraph, as well as for the Guardian and Times. His numerous articles and blogs on contemporary and business affairs in the international press have been widely acclaimed.

Follow him on Twitter: @ihrobertson