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Strategy-based cognitive training improves cognitive, psychological health after TBI

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, May 29, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of cognitive neuroscientists, rehabilitation specialists, and neuroimaging experts from the Center for BrainHealth found veterans and civilians with traumatic brain injury showed improved cognitive performance and psychological and neural health following strategy-based cognitive training.

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Brain training induces lasting brain & mental health gains for veterans, civilians with brain injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, May 29, 2015

In the first study of its kind, veterans and civilians with traumatic brain injury showed improved cognitive performance and psychological and neural health following strategy-based cognitive training.

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Fitness in middle age linked to healthier brain in later years

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Center for BrainHealth Founder and Chief Director, Dr. Sandra Chapman, comments on a recent study published in the Journals of Gerontology about fitness and brain health in middle age.

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Brain training induces lasting brain, mental health gains for veterans, civilians with brain injury

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Thursday, May 28, 2015

In the first study of its kind, Center for BrainHealth researchers showed improved cognitive performance and psychological and neural health following strategy-based cognitive training in veterans and civilians with traumatic brain injury.

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Brain Performance Institute nears goal

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, May 25, 2015

Dallas Morning News business and philanthropy columnist Bob Miller highlights the Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute event and fundraiser at John and Debbie Tolleson's home in early May.

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Sherrington: Study adds new piece to concussion puzzle, but more questions need answering

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, May 18, 2015

Center for BrainHealth and UT Southwestern researchers find loss of consciousness with concussion may lead to cognitive changes and structural brain differences in former NFL players.

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How to Build a Bolder Brain With Age

By: Sara Poquette, B.A.
Monday, May 11, 2015

Center for BrainHealth Founder and Chief Director Dr. Sandra Chapman offers her take on the recent Institute of Medicine report regarding cognitive aging in her latest blog for the Huffington Post.

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Instilling hope in fight against Alzheimer’s

By: Sara Poquette, B.A.
Friday, May 8, 2015

Center for BrainHealth Founder and Chief Director Dr. Sandra Chapman discusses the importance of the Health Outcomes, Planning and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act in her latest column on TheHill.com.

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“American Sniper” Hits Home

By: Sara Poquette, B.A.
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Fisher House Foundation's magazine, The Patriot, recently highlighted Brain Performance Institute Warrior Relations Specialist and retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jake Schick's role in the blockbuster film "American Sniper" and his dedication to helping other veterans through the Brain Performance Institute.

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The new Texas crude: Today’s technology wildcatters and what they’re digging for

By: Sara Poquette, B.A.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

FD Luxe magazine highlights the new architectural design of the Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute.

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La Quinta teams with UTD brain center to help military spouses

By: Sara Poquette, B.A.
Saturday, May 2, 2015

Learn how the Brain Performance Institute is recalibrating the minds of military spouses and caregivers across the country with high performance brain training thanks to a partnership with La Quinta Inns & Suites.

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Pot Smokers Have a Different Kind of Way

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Monday, April 20, 2015

Center for BrainHealth and Mind Research Network reveal there is a marked difference between the brain of non-pot smokers and those who smoke pot on a regular basis.

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Army Medicine Hosts Brain Health Workshop

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director Dr. Sandra Chapman and Brain Performance Institute deputy director Chris Talcott shared the latest cutting edge research and programs offered to military service members and veterans at the U.S. Army Medical Command's third Brain Health Workshop in Washington D.C.

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Making a World Without Alzheimer’s a Reality

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Center for BrainHealth founder and chief director, Dr. Sandra Chapman, shares a message of hope and a call-to-action after the Alzheimer's Association's released its latest report on Alzheimer's Disease.

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Socioeconomic Factors Impact a Child’s Brain Structure

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

World renowned endurance athlete, Christopher Bergland, highlighted the Center for BrainHealth's work on mitigating the cognitive effects of poverty among middle school students with targeted intervention.

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Rats, reasoning, and rehabilitation: Neuroscientists uncovering how we reason

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Center for BrainHealth​ Associate Professor Dr. Dan Krawczyk discusses his most recently published research on reasoning and individuals with schizophrenia and autism, and his hopes for contributing to the development of new rehabilitation tools, including game-based virtual reality.

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