News Articles

#MyBrainHealthMatters and Yours Does Too

Friday, May 6, 2016

Center for BrainHealth's founder and chief director Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman explains why we are kicking-off the social media campaign, explaining why #MyBrainHealthMatters and yours does too.

MS Society Awards UT Researcher $490K to Study Link Between Blood Flow and Cognition

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has awarded Dr. Bart Rypma, an associate professor at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas, a more than $490,000 grant to study how changes in blood flow in the brain might affect cognition in people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

How workouts give your brain a boost

Friday, April 29, 2016

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

Following Bombshell Report, Texas Researchers Discuss Concussions in Football

Monday, April 4, 2016

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

Investing in Dallas’ Future Leaders by Igniting Brain Potential

Thursday, March 31, 2016

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.

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

Thursday, March 31, 2016

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.

How Fear is Processed in the Brain

Sunday, March 27, 2016

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

Collaboration Is Key to Advance Brain Health

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Tremendous efforts have been directed toward better understanding how the human brain works and fails to work, especially over the last decade. But we have only begun to scratch the surface. We need to make some changes in order to get to the next level.

4 real fixes for workplace distraction

Monday, March 21, 2016

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.

Want a Younger Brain?

Monday, March 21, 2016

We are increasingly aware of the physical benefits that are associated with exercise and keeping fit and now research is confirming the crucial benefits it has to your brain’s health as well as the potential to get your younger brain back.

During Brain Awareness Week and beyond, collaboration is key

Monday, March 14, 2016

Dr. Chapman discusses the importance of collaboration during Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.

Cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury linked to brain connectivity disruptions

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have identified complex brain connectivity patterns in individuals with chronic phases of traumatic brain injury which may explain long term higher order cognitive function deficits.

Disruptions in Brain Connectivity May Explain Cognitive Deficits

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth have identified complex brain connectivity patterns in individuals with chronic phases of traumatic brain injury that may explain long-term higher order cognitive function deficits.

Yes, your teenager’s brain is crazy

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Center for BrainHealth’s Dr. Jacque Gamino addresses the teenage brain in recent Dallas Morning News article.

Smoking Marijuana Early in Life Can Affect Brain Development, Study Reveals

Saturday, February 27, 2016

A recent study has revealed that using marijuana early may have an effect on the developing brain. The study also showed that those who start using marijuana during their teenage years will end up having a different-looking brain than those who start using it later in their lives.

Pot Habit Early in Life May Alter Brain, Study Suggests

Friday, February 26, 2016

Young teens who smoke pot may wind up with brains that look strikingly different from those who start using marijuana later in their lives, a new study reports.

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