Sarah McKay

Learn more about Dr Sarah McKay, neuroscientist, author, speaker, and media personality.
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Born in New Zealand and now based in Australia, Dr Sarah McKay is a neuroscientist, speaker, author, and media personality. She is the founder of Think Brain and the Neuroscience Academy suite of training programs, which provide professional development training in applied neuroscience and developing a healthy brain.

Sarah has an honours degree in Neuroscience from New Zealand’s Otago University, as well as a PhD from Oxford University, where she studied electrophysiology, and sought to answer questions about brain development, including more specifically, “what guided synapse growth: nature, nurture, or neuroplasticity.

Sarah’s first book, ‘The Women’s Brain Book – The neuroscience of health, hormones, and happiness’ takes a neurobiological lens with which to explore the female lifespan. In addition to this, Sarah has also featured on ABC Catalyst exploring brain health, as well as a variety of other media outlets and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, and Mamamia.

On a personal level, Sarah is a mother of two boys, a botanical artist, and ocean swimmer.

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