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Invest in brain health to combat America’s crisis of despair

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Carol Graham, the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow and director of research in Global Economy and Development, who is an expert on a range of issues related to happiness, the economics of well-being, and America’s crisis of despair, talks about her new research on brain health and its connection to the economy and health, and a new proposal for a White House Brain Capital Council.

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