Plumas News reader Jim Cross shared the following article regarding the impacts to brain functionality following exposure to events such as the Dixie Fire. The author is Dr. Jyoti Mishra, who is an associate professor of psychiatry, trained in the computational, cognitive and translational neurosciences. She is the founder of the Neural Engineering & Translation Labs (NEATLabs) at UCSD. Her lab innovates digital technologies for scalable brain health mapping, monitoring and precision therapeutics. Dr. Mishra’s interdisciplinary research interests are at the intersection of neuroscience and digital engineering, integrating machine learning methods to personalize and inform mental healthcare, education, and climate change adaptation efforts.
The link to the article is below: