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Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and at Home

The Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute will host the Dennis Berman Brain Performance Lecture, “Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and Here at Home,” featuring former United States Air Force Surgeon General, retired Lieutenant General PK Carlton Jr.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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You Asked: Do Brain Games Keep My Mind Sharp?

Unhand the crossword: it's not your golden ticket to a lifetime of quick wit and perfect recall.

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Too Much Screen Time is Harmful for Children; What Can Parents Do?

Maryam Morse and her husband formulated a plan for allotting their sons time to play video games and watch TV. The boys could do so, but only after reading, completing their homework and practicing the piano. “We treated screen time as a reward,” says Morse, of Dallas. The boys loved the plan. Their parents, however, did not.

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Would You Like to Participate in Important Brain Research?

Make a real difference by taking part in unique brain studies designed to investigate all aspects of the brain – across ages, disorders, and conditions. Discover how.

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Help BrainHealth Research Change the World for the Better

The Center seeks exemplary student research scientists - including the most promising postdoctoral students. Find out how you can join the team.

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Grants and Contracts Specialist

At BrainHealth, Sarah works closely with researchers on drafting research proposals to garner funds from various agencies as well as audits funds once awarded.

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‘Friends of BrainHealth’ Raises $300,000, Awards Research Grants to Young Scientists

The Friends of BrainHealth, a donor circle dedicated to advancing research discoveries at the Center for BrainHealth, raised more than $302,000 this year and awarded four $25,000 research grants to young scientists at the annual Friends of BrainHealth Scientist Selection Luncheon.

EEG Study Findings Reveal How Fear is Processed in the Brain

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published online today in Brain and Cognition illustrates how fear arises in the brain when individuals are exposed to threatening images. This novel study is the first to separate emotion from threat by controlling for the dimension of arousal.

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The Practicing Parent: Sleep Facts

Practicing Parents know the importance of sleep all too well. Mostly, because they probably haven't had a good night's rest in quite a while!

EEG Study Findings Reveal How Fear is Processed in the Brain

New research illustrates how fear arises in the brain when individuals are exposed to threatening images. This novel study is the first to separate emotion from threat by controlling for the dimension of arousal

Train Your Brain to Thrive From 9 to 5

The majority of employers throughout the world are "strongly committed to creating a workplace culture of health" and are investing in programs to achieve these goals. That's welcome news. It's hardly a surprise that employees are happier and more productive when they are feeling their best. But any truly effective workplace wellness strategy must focus not simply on physical health but also on brain health.