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Depressive thoughts reduce short-term memory, study finds

People with present depressive thoughts may experience a 12 percent reduction in memory function compared to individuals who are not depressed, suggests a study from the Center for BrainHealth.

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Ross Perot Jr. highlights how the Center for BrainHealth has made a lasting impact on company culture at The Perot Cos.

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Local veteran has role in ‘American Sniper’ movie

Brain Performance Institute Warrior Relations Specialist Jake Schick, a U.S. Marine who was wounded in the Iraq war, is a part of Clint Eastwood's latest blockbuster movie set for a Christmas Day release.

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Study Quantifies the Effect of Depressive Thoughts on Memory

Study lead author Nicholas Hubbard and principal investigator Dr. Bart Rypma publish the first study to quantify the effects of depressive thoughts on memory.

An Investigation of Reasoning in Autism and Schizophrenia

A study from Dan Krawczyk, Ph.D., the Debbie and Jim Francis Chair in BrainHealth, reveals differences in reasoning ability in individuals with autism and individuals with schizophrenia.

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Wounded Marine: Why American Sniper’s Chris Kyle Was a Real Hero

Brain Performance Institute Warrior Relations Specialist and retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jacob Schick shares how the blockbuster film 'American Sniper' can make a difference in the lives of warriors, their families, and the American public.

Poverty And The Brain

Center for BrainHealth's Adolescent Reasoning Initiative Director, Dr. Jacque Gamino, recently spoke on KERA's Think with Krys Boyd on the cognitive intervention improving the brain performance of students in poverty.

BrainHealth Team Shows Depression Can Hinder People’s Memory

Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have shown that depressive thoughts can affect memory. The findings may have implications for the way cognitive deficits are diagnosed and treated in depression.