Kicking off the Today show's new series Brain Power TODAY, special anchor Maria Shriver visits a teen socialization lab at UT Dallas' Center for BrainHealth, where a virtual reality program helps teens develop their social skills despite such challenges as ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome.
How the brain responds to nicotine depends on a smoker's belief about the nicotine content in a cigarette, according to new research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.
Morgan Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL, is a research assistant at the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas at Dallas. Morgan Luttrell is on a doctoral track at UTD, studying to become a cognitive scientist in order to treat veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder, the most prevalent combat injuries from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Published findings reveal that participants who completed Center for BrainHealth virtual reality social cognition training demonstrated improved social cognition skills and reported better real-world relationships.
A method to help children with autism appears on the near horizon as research from the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas suggests a new virtual reality training program shows promise.