Shane O'Mara

Shane O'Mara is Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from NUI Galway and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin (FTCD), and was the first Ireland-based elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (FAPS) and is an elected member of the Royal Irish Academy (MRIA). 

He has published many peer-reviewed papers on the brain systems supporting learning, memory, cognition and decision-making; brain systems affected by stress, anxiety, depression and motivation.

In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration

In Praise of Walking celebrates and explores the seemingly simple and often overlooked exercise of walking. Shane O’Mara shows us that bipedalism is a uniquely human evolutionary adaptation that shapes our identity and experience in a truly holistic manner. In a world that is increasingly sedentary, we are urgently reminded of the joys, benefits, and impact of getting up and walking around.

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