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How Depression Can Hinder Memory

Center for BrainHealth’s Dr. Bart Rypma talks with KERA about his lab’s most recent findings on how depression can hinder memory.

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7 Things that happen to your body when you smoke pot

Center for BrainHealth's Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Research in Addictive Disorders Dr. Francesca Filbey talks with Marie Claire Magazine about marijuana’s effects on the body and brain.

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Brainomics: How Improving Brain Health Impacts the Economy

Learn how improving cognitive health can impact the field of education and thus impact our brain health bottom line in Dr. Sandra Chapman's latest blog.

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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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Brain Performance Institute warrior’s role in American Sniper: More than fifteen minutes of fame

Brain Performance Institute warrior relations specialist and retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jake Schick talks about his role in Clint Eastwood's blockbuster film American Sniper and leaves a powerful message for his fellow warriors.

Center for BrainHealth Tool Provides Unique Insight for Those with Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Asha Vas and Dr. Sandra Chapman comment on their latest study that published Friday in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, which reveals individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests.

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UT Dallas Employee Helps Bring Plight of Soldiers to Big Screen

Brain Performance Institute warrior relations specialist Jake Schick talks about his role in ‪American Sniper‬ and leaves a message for his fellow warriors.

The yips: Funny name, serious problem

The Center for BrainHealth's fourth and final lecture speaker in the 2015 "The Brain: An Owner's Guide" lecture series, Dr. Debbie Crews, talks about golf and getting the yips with The Dallas Morning News.

New Gist-Reasoning Tool Provides Insight on Traumatic Brain Injury

New research from the Center for BrainHealth's Dr. Asha Vas reveals individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests.