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TEDxMindStreamAcademy - Dr. Howard Rankin - How Balancing Your Brain Balances You

Dr. Howard Rankin B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D, has published over thirty-five scientific papers on addictions and eating disorders and for ten years was the associate editor of the scientific journal Addictive Behaviors. At the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, he conducted groundbreaking research on the subject of temptation and self-control and was part of the team that redefined the scientific concept of dependence. Dr. Rankin has authored or co-authored 10 books on communication, relationships, wellness and weight loss, including the best selling Inspired to Lose .Dr. Rankin has held academic appointments at the universities of London, Oxford and South Carolina. In his clinical practice Dr. Rankin was the Chief of the Eating Disorders Unit, St.Andrews Hospital, Northampton, England, as well as consultant to drug and alcohol treatment units both there and at the Maudsley Hospital, London. He was formerly the clinical director at the Hilton Head Health Institute, the leading residential weight loss program in the country. He has a practice in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and in 2010 opened the Rankin Center for Neuroscience and Integrative Health.MindStream Academy http://www.mindstreamacademy.com/ is a fun, innovative co-ed boarding program where teens achieve healthy weight, get fit and build self esteem by nurturing their Mind, Body, and Spirit.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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