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What is incredible about the Center for BrainHealth is that researchers work side-by-side with clinicians. I do not know of another Center like this in the United States.

Dr. Mark D'Esposito, University of California at Berkeley

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Study: Brain imaging shows brain differences in risk-taking teens

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, August 14, 2014

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas investigating brain differences associated with risk-taking teens found that connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk.

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Inspiring Human Brain Potential: RGK Foundation

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

In its most recent grant to the Center for BrainHealth, the RGK Foundation donated $500,000 to expand two existing higher performance brain training initiatives in Austin, San Antonio, and the greater Central Texas area.

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Study: Marijuana Dependence Alters the Brain’s Response to Drug Paraphernalia

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas demonstrates that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users.

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Center for BrainHealth’s Young Professionals Group Raises $50,000 for Autism Research

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Think Ahead Group (TAG), the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas’ young professionals group, has awarded $50,000 to help individuals with autism achieve more socially engaged lives and advantageous futures.

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Bipolar Study Seeks to Add Side-Effect Free Approach to Brain Disorder

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

New Center for BrainHealth study investigates benefits of high performance brain training in individuals with bipolar disorder.

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Study finds cognitive performance can be improved in teens months,years after traumatic brain injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published online in Frontiers in Neurology shows cognitive performance can be improved to significant degrees months, and even years, after injury, given targeted brain training.

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Know Science. No Stigma.

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Matters of mental health often carry negative connotations and stigmas that are furthered by lack of public awareness, inaccurate knowledge, limited understanding of the realities of mental health issues and personal and societal fear.

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BrainHealth Research Shows Strategic Thinking Strengthens Intellectual Capacity

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, April 28, 2014

Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to enhance cognitive performance and spill over to real-life benefit according to a data-driven perspective article by the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.

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Inaugural Brain Health Summit Focused On Resilience and Regeneration

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, April 25, 2014

On April 28, the Center for BrainHealth brought together national experts to discuss solutions to our most pressing brain-related challenges at its inaugural Brain Health Summit, titled "The Human Brain: Resilience and Regeneration."

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Don’t Accept Underperformance, Teach Kids How to Think

By: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Underperformance in academics among American teenagers is a problem we can solve.

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Researchers Win Grant to Fund Study of Multiple Sclerosis

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Two Center for BrainHealth researchers have been awarded a grant to study a common complaint among many multiple sclerosis sufferers — difficulty understanding spoken language.

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Symposium Focuses on Brain Connectivity in Health and Disease

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, April 11, 2014

The Symposium convenes distinguished neuroscientists to discuss the latest advances in brain research and attracts an international audience of cognitive scientists, physicians, psychologists, researchers, and other professionals in the field.

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BrainHealth Joins National Consortium to Study Marijuana Addiction

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded a $500,000 grant to fund the Imaging Data in Emerging Adults with Addiction (IDEAA) Consortium — a large marijuana research data collection undertaking.

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BrainHealth Collaborates with Yale: Virtual Triumph, Real World Success

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, April 4, 2014

The Center for BrainHealth has partnered with Yale University's Child Study Center to study brain change and real-life effects of a virtual reality training program for those with autism.

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Faculty Chairs Honor Debbie and Jim Francis and The Meadows Foundation

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

For their enduring commitment and generous support, the Center for BrainHealth established two named chairs in honor of Debbie and Jim Francis and The Meadows Foundation.

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Are Your Daily Habits Toxic To Your Brain Health?

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Are your daily habits harmful or helpful to your brain's health? Check out this infographic to find out and learn tips to improve your brain's performance.

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