In the Spotlight

How workouts give your brain a boost

Brain Performance Institutes’s Dr. Jaffin on today's front page of CNN.com sharing how workouts give your brain a boost.

Investing in Dallas’ Future Leaders by Igniting Brain Potential

BrainHealth’s founder and chief director, Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, discusses how the Center’s research reveals that the detrimental effects of poverty on cognition can be mitigated and potentially overcome after short-term, targeted intervention.

How Fear is Processed in the Brain

BrainHealth's Dr. John Hart and Dr. Bambi DeLaRosa explain their recent study on how the brain processes fear.

4 real fixes for workplace distraction

Screens in the workplace often breed workplace distraction. Dr. Chapman comments on how multitasking can exhaust your mind, increase stress and even lead to early mental decline.

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From Our Blog

BrainHealth awarded over $490,000 to study effects of multiple sclerosis on brain blood flow and cognition

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society awarded Dr. Bart Rypma, associate professor at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, more than $490,000 to investigate how changes in brain blood flow impact cognition for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Prestigious Placement for BrainHealth Postdoc

BrainHealth's Sam DeWitt, M.S. is the recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where he will focus on reward processing from a neurological perspective in adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders.

In the News

Following Bombshell Report, Texas Researchers Discuss Concussions in Football

Dr. Chapman discussed BrainHealth research regarding concussions during the recent Texas Lyceum conference focused on football.

A Simple ‘Thank You’ Might Help the Mind and the Relationship

Dr. Bart Rypma is quoted in the AARP Staying Sharp story about the importance of gratitude in relationships. Recent research from his lab by lead author Nick Hubbard that investigates the relationship between depressive thoughts and memory is cited.

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