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Center for BrainHealth in the running for CultureMap Charity Challenge

The Center for BrainHealth has a chance to win a $10,000 advertising package from CultureMap's Charity Challenge! Find out how you can help us win!
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Study shows cognitive training can improve brain performance of students in poverty

The cognitive effects of poverty can be mitigated during middle school with a targeted intervention, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.
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Many Older Adults Don’t Seek Help For This Condition. Here’s What You Can Do About It

Yahoo health contributing writer Amy Rushlow interviewed BrainHealth's Dr. Chapman about cognitive changes associated with Alzheimer's disease.

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Make a real difference by taking part in unique brain studies designed to investigate all aspects of the brain – across ages, disorders, and conditions. Discover how.

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Help BrainHealth Research Change the World for the Better

The Center seeks exemplary student research scientists - including the most promising postdoctoral students. Find out how you can join the team.

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An Investigation of Reasoning in Autism and Schizophrenia

A study from Dan Krawczyk, Ph.D., the Debbie and Jim Francis Chair in BrainHealth, reveals differences in reasoning ability in individuals with autism and individuals with schizophrenia.

Letter from the chief director

As you may know, my motto is ‘no status quo’. Forcing the mind to ratchet up from one idea to the next, charging upwards and onwards keeps life exciting, engaging and, as our research continually reinforces, enhances brain performance.

In the news

Study looks at marijuana’s impact on brain

Dr. Francesca Filbey comments on addiction research in this USA Today article about a new study on marijuana and the brain at Indiana University.

IU studying marijuana’s impact on the brain

Dr. Francesca Filbey's most recently published research is highlighted in this Kentucky Courier Journal article about a new National Institutes of Health-funded study on marijuana and the brain taking place at Indiana University.

Researchers Think They Have Found A Way To Help Close The Achievement Gap

Huffington Post reporter, Rebecca Klein, spoke with BrainHealth's Dr. Gamino about recently published research addressing brain performance for middle school students.