Center for BrainHealth researchers reviewed various research studies and found that people who used marijuana had differences in brain areas called the corticostriatal networks compared with people who did not use the drug.
On Nov. 14, the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas presented Dan Branch with its highest honor, the Legacy Award, given to individuals whose vision and dedication enables the center and its Brain Performance Institute to empower people of all ages to unlock their brain potential. By: The Center for BrainHealth
Since 2010, we have gotten much better at recognizing, detecting, treating, and working to restore the brain after injury. National and local organizations representing youth, collegiate and professional sports have teamed up with health care professionals, patient advocates, and others to develop innovative and collaborative ways to optimize brain health, to build brain reserve prior to injury, and to address mitigating short and long-term effects of concussions.
We recently sat down with Dan Krawczyk, Ph.D., deputy director of the Center for BrainHealth, to discuss his research interests including genetics, our innate ability to think and reason, and how biology can change behavior and vice versa.
Dr. Ian Robertson, co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute and T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Scientist at the Center for BrainHealth, has spent the last four decades delving into the brain science behind stress. His new book, The Stress Test, hits shelves in January and reveals how we can shape our brain’s response to pressure.
The Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas paid tribute to Dan Branch’s contributions to higher education at an awards dinner earlier this month by bestowing him with its highest honor, the Legacy Award.
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