Who Is Dr. Caroline Leaf?


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Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist whose work is inspired by her Christian beliefs. She has studied the connection between the mind and the brain since the 1980s, and holds a Ph.D. in communication pathology with an emphasis on neuropsychology from the University of Pretoria South Africa.

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Dr. Caroline Leaf spent many years as a clinical practitioner, where she developed several unique techniques to assist patients with developing and altering their thought processes and behavior. She uses these methods, which she calls the "Science of Thought" techniques, to work with patients of traumatic brain injury, learning disorders and emotional problems.

Dr. Leaf's research appears in many journals and magazines, and she frequently appears on radio and television to discuss her work. In addition, Dr. Leaf hosts her own television program on TBN, entitled "Switch On Your Brain." Dr. Leaf also travels the world to give lectures on diverse topics such as cognitive functioning, brain performance, optimal thinking skills, and the link between science and spirituality.

Dr. Leaf believes that science is a method of proving the truth of the Bible. She frequently uses biblical scriptures to demonstrate a link between science and faith. As of 2015, she attends the Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas.

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