Lee Hyer, PhD, ABPP, is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Mercer School of Medicine and is a clinical psychologist at the Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, USA. He has authored over 250 journal articles and book chapters and four books. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological and Gerontological Society, and is on the science board of the Alzheimer’s Federation of America. He has received over 30 grants on the clinical aspects of aging, and served a professorship on the faculties of the Medical College of Georgia and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA. He also served as an army clinical psychologist during the Vietnam War and later directed PTSD units in the Veterans Administration for many years. He is now also a consultant and teacher to geriatric medicine fellows at Mercer. His current research involves biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid and cognitive training for normative and non-normative aging.