Blogs

How You Can Make A Difference

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Most think that government funding drives all of our research, but the most significant discoveries that are made at the Center for BrainHealth begin with private philanthropy.

What is SMART?

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

SMART, BrainHealth’s evidence-based cognitive brain training program, works because it addresses the three pivotal brain processes that ensure mental productivity: strategic attention, integration, and mental flexibility.

Alzheimer’s disease and You

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Center for BrainHealth scientists are actively exploring a broad variety of new techniques to address the many facets of Alzheimer’s disease.

Matching the Brain Health Span to the Life Span

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Friday, March 18, 2011

The U.S. life expectancy has just hit a record high — rising to just over 78 years, according to a new report from the CDC. What does that mean for you?

Reprogramming the Human Brain

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, March 3, 2011

Since 2003, the Center for BrainHealth has organized an international symposium to bridge the gap between basic brain research and human clinical treatments for the brain.

What Is Plasticity?

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Years ago, science and medicine held that our brain was unalterable, operating much like a computer with a fixed memory and processing power. But now, science has reversed those previously widely held beliefs.

Tips to Improve Brain Health For Every Generation

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Center for BrainHealth is dedicated to increasing return on human investment by increasing mental productivity at each stage of life. Our goal is for individuals to stay mentally sharp longer and to rebound when mental slippage occurs.

Center for BrainHealth Partners with Bush Institute to Transform and Improve Middle Schools

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas has joined forces with the Bush Institute on a program called Middle School Matters to integrate proven practices that yield significant advances in middle school student achievement.

BrainHealth Researchers Developing Unique Program for Adults with Autism and Asperger’s

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Friday, January 21, 2011

Center for BrainHealth researchers are currently developing a unique Virtual Reality program based in realistic adult settings that will help catalyze and reinforce appropriate social perceptions and expressions.

The Aging Brain

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Thursday, January 13, 2011

More has been learned about the brain in the last decade than in all previous decades combined. The Center for BrainHealth brings together leading cognitive neuroscientists, unique research points-of-view, innovative interventions, and practical clinical applications to carry out its mission to understand, protect, and heal the human brain.

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Monday, January 3, 2011

Year after year we might make the same one – to lose that nagging extra weight that makes our clothes too tight and our bodies too tired or to be better organized. But after a couple of January weeks of counting calories and hitting the gym or cleaning out our junk drawers, we tumble back to our old waist-expanding, cluttered behaviors. Follow these simple steps to stick to a New Year's resolution and use your brain power to help you achieve your goals.

Uniting for One Brilliant Reason: Brain Health

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Center for BrainHealth research flourishes from collaborations and partnerships that push the threshold of brain discovery to skyscraper heights and beyond.

12 Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy This Holiday Season

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Center for BrainHealth researchers recommend 12 tips to keep your brain in tip top shape this holiday season.

Recent BrainHealth Research Presented at Society for Neuroscience Meeting

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Last month, BrainHealth researchers attended the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego to present their latest findings concerning addiction, exercise and cognitive training. With more than 60 fully funded studies in progress, Center for BrainHealth neuroscientists are dedicated to changing lives through revolutionary research.

Don’t be Tense about Stress this Holiday Season

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Monday, November 29, 2010

Holidays can be a time of acute stress, with shopping – alongside millions of impatient others – and preparing feasts, all while trying to keep others happy.

Why Do We Exist?

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Simple. The Center for BrainHealth was created and continues to flourish because of its expansive mission: To understand, protect, and restore the human brain. That’s why.

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