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Brain health is an extremely important issue, one that touches each and every one of us.

Dee Wyly, BrainHealth Leadership Council

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You Asked: Do Brain Games Keep My Mind Sharp?

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Unhand the crossword: it's not your golden ticket to a lifetime of quick wit and perfect recall.

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Too Much Screen Time is Harmful for Children; What Can Parents Do?

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Maryam Morse and her husband formulated a plan for allotting their sons time to play video games and watch TV. The boys could do so, but only after reading, completing their homework and practicing the piano. “We treated screen time as a reward,” says Morse, of Dallas. The boys loved the plan. Their parents, however, did not.

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EEG Study Findings Reveal How Fear is Processed in the Brain

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New research illustrates how fear arises in the brain when individuals are exposed to threatening images. This novel study is the first to separate emotion from threat by controlling for the dimension of arousal

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Train Your Brain to Thrive From 9 to 5

By: The Center for BrainHealth
Friday, August 29, 2014

The majority of employers throughout the world are "strongly committed to creating a workplace culture of health" and are investing in programs to achieve these goals. That's welcome news. It's hardly a surprise that employees are happier and more productive when they are feeling their best. But any truly effective workplace wellness strategy must focus not simply on physical health but also on brain health.

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The Secret of the Terrible Teens Revealed

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New research from Dr. Francesca Filbey and colleagues at the Center for BrainHealth reveal connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk.

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5 Brain Drains to Avoid

Friday, August 15, 2014

Every day, the average human has about 70,000 thoughts! That’s a lot of information for your brain to process and store. If you want your brain to function at its best, you have to make sure you’re treating it right.

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Bipartisan Support for the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act

Monday, August 11, 2014

Dr. Chapman discusses the importance of the recent bipartisan supported Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act in her latest column posted on The Huffington Post.

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Training Can Improve Learning for Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dr. Lori Cook explains how reasoning-based training shortens recovery time in pediatric traumatic brain injuries in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development podcast.

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Bipartisan support for the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dr. Chapman discusses the importance of the recent bipartisan supported Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act in her latest column in The Hill.

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NCAA to Settle Class-action Head Injury Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dr. Chapman talks about a strength-based approach to concussions with Omar Villafranca in his coverage of the NCAA settlement.

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In the Pipe

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat interviews Center for BrainHealth's lead addiction researcher, Dr. Francesca Filbey.

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The Pot Debate

Thursday, July 24, 2014

BrainHealth's Dr. Francesca Filbey spoke with KERA's Krys Boyd about marijuana's effect on the brain.

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Viewing Pot Paraphernalia Triggers Emotional Connections in Brains of Marijuana Users

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

BrainHealth's addiction research team recently published a new study in Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

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UTD institute plans to expand SMART program to military spouses, caregivers

Friday, July 11, 2014

Dallas Morning News Neighbors Go editor, Heather Noel, spoke with the Brain Performance Institute team about how they intend to reach military spouses and caregivers.

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The Science Behind TBI Recovery

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Outside reporter, Elise Craig, interviewed BrainHealth's Dr. Lori Cook about her recently published study.

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Learning-Disabled Students Graduate Thanks to Online Classes

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

KERA's Bill Zeeble spoke with Center for BrainHealth's Tandra Allen about why learning online benefits those on the autism spectrum.

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