What Is Health? Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design

Peter Sterling gave a fascinating talk on January 28th about the implications addressed in his lastest book “What is Health? Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design”. If you missed the talk, you can view it here. Dr. Sterling covered how the brain prepares the body for change and its implications for health and racial inequities. The talk was attended by people from around the world.

Dr. Sterling is a part time resident of Amherst. In his long research, he has studied the basis neuroscience of many areas of the brain and spinal cord, most recently the retina. His previous book is Principles of Neural Design which he co-authored with Simon Laughlin.