Sabina Brennan

Sabina Brennan


Sabina is a research psychologist and award winning science communicator.  She currently works as a Research Assistant Professor in the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin.  Sabina’s research focuses on understanding dementia risk and protective factors to establish how decline in cognitive function can be prevented.

Sabina has made more than 30 films which have been translated into multiple languages and these films are used by health and advocacy organisations.   Sabina is frequently invited to speak on brain health, ageism, stress, social isolation and related issues both nationally and internationally.  She has also appeared on Irish TV.


Dr Sabina Brennan @Sabina_Brennan

Do you have brain fog? Here’s how to transform your mind via @Mash Viral

@Sabina_Brennan highlighting the importance of cycling for #brainhealth.
Dublin Cycling Campaig event at @Dropbox


.⁦@Sabina_Brennan⁩ ⁦@Dropbox⁩ talking about healthy brains & how active travel maintains a healthy brain.

Awesome hearing @Sabina_Brennan @tcddublin research at @dropbox Dublin tonight. Cycling (and smiling 😅) showing strong correlations with positive neuroplasticity & building resilience against Alzheimer’s diagnoses.

Great presentation on how cycling helps brain health @Dropbox this evening @Sabina_Brennan! @dublincycling #StreetsAreForPeople

You got to grab the chance to walk when you can. Today I managed 3.3k walking from a conference @AVIVAStadium to the Aviva building on Hatch St where I’m speaking at an event at @Dropbox about the brain health benefits of cycling #daysofwalking @LunchtimeLiveNT @ciarakellydoc

Your phone is a greater risk to your privacy than genomics - Dr Howard Jacobs #genomicssummit @GenomicsMed

Very moving talk from Dr Charles Steward who shared his personal & professional journey #genomicssummit @GenomicsMed

‘As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew’ Prof Owen Smith quoting Abe Lincoln at the #GenomicsSummit @AVIVAStadium @GenomicsMed @ucddublin

Anne Jones CEO of @GenomicsMed calls for a genomics strategy for Ireland at #genomicssummit @AVIVAStadium this morning

Day 22 - 5k #100daysofwalking Wk 4
Hoping to crack the 50k again this wk but will be hard as I'll be traveling for work
Discovered one of the better artworks on electrical boxes on my walk tonight
Shame it's hidden in a car park on the coast road @LunchtimeLiveNT @ciarakellydoc

@LunchtimeLiveNT @audibleuk @goodreads #NewYearsResolution 2020
More balance for #brainhealth
On track
Week 3
8 walks = 54.81k #100daysofwalking Total = 143.47k
3 x gym
Weight Loss = 1kg Total = 3.9kg
Healthy food
Read 1x audible: The Wych Elm = Brilliant
Out for dinner x 2
Cinema x 1 - Bombshell = Great
Travel Cork

Dog walking doesn’t count for #100daysofwalking for me - too much stopping & starting with 4 dogs. Looking forward to brighter mornings so I can get to the park earlier ⁦@LunchtimeLiveNT⁩

Knowledgeable people on twitter can you help me. When purchasing something online that is in a different currency is it better to click they pay in euro or leave it to your bank to convert?

Day 21 - just back from a 10k walk #100daysofwalking
Lovely fresh afternoon & The Wych Elm on audible to keep me company. This is a close up of one of the carvings on the Peace Tree / Tree of Life at the corner of St Annes Park near the Causeway

Having trouble sleeping? Feeling Stressed? Or both?
Check out @RTEToday on player, yesterday I shared some really practical tips with @MauraDerrane & @daithi_ose to help you to stress less & sleep more
Scroll to 05:42

Finally got round to watching #DWTSIRL on @RTEplayer
and wow @LottieRyan1 you were incredible - reminded me @maddieziegler