Author: Erickson KI1, Creswell JD2, Verstynen TD2, Gianaros PJ1
1Department of Psychology and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, University of Pittsburgh.
2Department of Psychology and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University.
Conference/Journal: Curr Dir Psychol Sci.
Date published: 2014 Dec
Other: Volume ID: 23 , Issue ID: 6 , Pages: 446-453 , Word Count: 55
Health neuroscience is a new field that is at the interface of health psychology and neuroscience. It is concerned with the interplay between the brain and physical health over the lifespan. This review provides a conceptual introduction to health neuroscience, focusing on its major themes, representative studies, methodologies, and future directions.
PMID: 25844028 PMCID: PMC4381930 DOI: 10.1177/0963721414549350