Ruby Wax is an American born, naturalized British comedian and author. She is a classically trained actress, well-known interviewer, and renowned mental health advocate. In battling her own depression, Wax put her career on hold to research the workings of the mind. She earned a master's degree in mindfulness based cognitive therapy from Oxford University in 2013 and has since authored a book, Sane New World.
Ruby Wax gave up a career in comedy to study the brain. In this video, she explains the therapeutic qualities of neuroplasticity.