Shane O’Mara

Shane O'Mara, Trinity College

Trinity College Dublin

Shane O’Mara is Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin – the University of Dublin. From 2009 to 2016, he was Director of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. His research interests explore the brain systems supporting learning, memory, and cognition, and also the brain systems affected by stress and depression.


DLD video, walking, health, mobility, Jeffrey Schnapp, Shane O'Mara

Future of Walking

Walking has a number of surprising benefits that help to improve our health, posture and, most surprisingly, our mind. “Your brain is much more active when you’re sitting down”, said Shane O’Mara, a neuroscientist and professor of experimental brain research at the University of Dublin. Although walking is an activity that we often take for…
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