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UT Dallas Employee Helps Bring Plight of Soldiers to Big Screen

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Brain Performance Institute warrior relations specialist Jake Schick talks about his role in ‪American Sniper‬ and leaves a message for his fellow warriors.

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How Depression Can Hinder Memory

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Center for BrainHealth’s Dr. Bart Rypma talks with KERA about his lab’s most recent findings on how depression can hinder memory.

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The yips: Funny name, serious problem

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Center for BrainHealth's fourth and final lecture speaker in the 2015 "The Brain: An Owner's Guide" lecture series, Dr. Debbie Crews, talks about golf and getting the yips with The Dallas Morning News.

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7 Things that happen to your body when you smoke pot

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, February 23, 2015

Center for BrainHealth's Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Research in Addictive Disorders Dr. Francesca Filbey talks with Marie Claire Magazine about marijuana’s effects on the body and brain.

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New Gist-Reasoning Tool Provides Insight on Traumatic Brain Injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, February 20, 2015

New research from the Center for BrainHealth's Dr. Asha Vas reveals individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests.

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Brainomics: How Improving Brain Health Impacts the Economy

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Learn how improving cognitive health can impact the field of education and thus impact our brain health bottom line in Dr. Sandra Chapman's latest blog.

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People with TBI have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, February 6, 2015

New research from the Center for BrainHealth reveals individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests.

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Books and Brainpower

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Center for BrainHealth’s Adolescent Reasoning Initiative Director, Dr. Jacque Gamino, spoke with WFAA's Shelly Slater and addressed reading for kids and students.

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New tool provides unique insight for those with traumatic brain injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A new study from the Center for BrainHealth reveals individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests.

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Get the gist? Tool provides unique insight for those with traumatic brain injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Individuals with traumatic brain injury have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests, research shows. Using a unique cognitive assessment, these findings indicate that an individual's ability to 'get the gist' after a TBI more strongly predicts daily functionality than traditional cognitive tests alone.

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Daily Marijuana Use Doesn’t Really Change Brains of Adults or Teens, Study Finds

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, February 2, 2015

Center for BrainHealth's Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Research in Addictive Disorders Dr. Francesca Filbey comments on the impact marijuana use has on the brain's orbitofrontal cortex.

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17 ways to age-proof your brain

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director, Dr. Sandra Chapman, shares why less is more when it comes to improving your brain's performance.

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Making Progress on Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Bill

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director Dr. Sandra Chapman addresses the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act and the importance of the Center's research and programs for service members.

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Making progress on veterans’ suicide prevention bill

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director Dr. Sandra Chapman addresses the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act and the importance of the Center's research and programs for service members.

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Slow Down and Mindfully Focus on Improving Life

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Dr. Susie Wolbe discusses a few toxic habits that hinder the brain's efficiency and productivity and how the Center for BrainHealth encourages daily brain healthy activities to improve your brain's performance.

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Tuesday Feature: The Center for Brain Health

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The award winning documentary and inspiring true story "Travis: A Soldier's Story" highlighted the Center for BrainHealth for its work with service members and veterans in their most recent Tuesday Feature blog.

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