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Marijuana May Change Your Brain if You Smoke as a Teen

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Can marijuana change your brain? Not only may that be the case, but the changes could vary by age. Scientists have found the age at which an adolescent begins using the drug may affect typical brain development.

Out of shape in middle age may mean a smaller brain later

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas in Dallas, recently commented on a Boston University study focused on brain health and aerobic exercise.

Brain Boost: For people who have persistent symptoms after a traumatic brain injury

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Neurology Now highlighted Drs. Chapman and Krawczyk’s DoD-funded study focused on traumatic brain injury in the February/March issue.

Texas Tech adopts SMART brain training for its 1Ls

Monday, February 1, 2016

Last year, the Texas Tech University School of Law introduced its entering first-year class to SMART (strategic memory advanced reasoning training), a program developed by the Center for BrainHealth, a research division of the University of Texas at Dallas, to improve cognitive performance.

Companies like Aetna and Goldman Sachs turn to meditation to soothe the corporate soul

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

David Gelles, a business reporter for the New York Times and author of Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out, embarked on his own meditation journey as a college student and has traveled across the country studying companies use of mindful practices in hopes of bettering both the employees and the company as a whole.

Why You Need to Know Sandra Bond Chapman

Thursday, January 7, 2016

D CEO magazine features Dr. Sandi Chapman in its Jan/Feb 2016 issue Trends to Watch and North Texas Newsmakers section.

Food for Thought: Eating for Brain Health in Middle Adulthood

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Dianna Purvis Jaffin, director of strategy and programs for the Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute at the University of Texas, comments on nutrition and brain health in a recent U.S. News article.

How to Handle MS “Brain Fog”

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Center for BrainHealth's Dr. Bart Rypma is featured in this WebMD article discussing brain fog associated with multiple sclerosis.

Help Your Child Build a Better Brain

Monday, December 21, 2015

The Center for BrainHealth's Dr. Lori Cook talks about the teenage brain, and a teen SMART participant’s father shares the family's experience in January’s DFW Child Magazine.

Does Exercise Really Make Me Smarter?

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The Adventure Journal highlights the Center for BrainHealth's research on ‪exercise‬ and brain health and how it's never too late to start.

6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Dr. Sandra Chapman comments on memory and brain health boosting tips in an on online article for Entrepreneur magazine.

Do You Have “Google Brain”?

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Dr. Chapman addresses “Google brain" and how to encourage healthy brain habits in the latest Dallas Morning News piece by Cheryl Hall.

Is your brain being Googled to death?

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Dallas Morning News's Cheryl Hall interviewed Dr. Chapman to address “Google brain," the top five brain facts and fiction, and how to encourage a healthy brain when we are exposed to 200 times more information every day than we were 20 years ago.

Plano Police Department Get SMART (Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training)

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Law enforcement officers with Plano's Police Department participated in the Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute high performance brain training program last week.

Depression negatively affects memory

Friday, November 13, 2015

Recent research from the Center for BrainHealth sheds light on the impact depressive thoughts have on memory. The first of its kind study published earlier this year in the Journal of Affective Disorders.

Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute Partners with Ciber to Reach First Responders

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute partners with Ciber to reach first responders in North Texas.

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