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7 simple ways to sharpen your mind and improve your life (backed by science)

Dr. Chapman provides insight on how multitasking, information overload and constant interruptions affect our brains.

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University Celebrates Benefactors, Newest Endowed Chairs at Investiture Ceremony

Dr. Francesca Filbey, whose research at the Center for BrainHealth focuses on the causes and consequences of addiction, was one of the 13 faculty members recognized at the University's Investiture Ceremony. Dr. Filbey was named the Bert Moore Chair BrainHealth, which honors the legacy of longtime university dean who passed away in 2015.

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Neuroscientists Seek Brain Basis of Craving in Addiction and Binge Eating

A new article in JAMA Psychiatry details the first step in revealing how craving works in the brain. Scientists at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas are the first to propose a systematic and quantitative model for drug addiction research.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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How Exercise Can Benefit Your Brain

New research finds regular workouts can improve brain function--even in those with memory loss. Dr. Dianna Jaffin, PhD, director of strategy and programs at the Brain Performance Institute comments on the findings.

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The latest research for #AutismAwareness

To support National Autism Awareness Month, Elsevier has collated the most recent and popular research and review articles on autism, including Center for BrainHealth research that explores how children are using virtual reality to practice social skills.

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Spieth Helps Warriors Get in the Zone

The Jordan Spieth Family Foundation has joined the effort to assist veterans encountering a difficult transition. It is underwriting the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation Training Room at the new state-of-the-art Brain Performance Institute™ facility that is part of the Center for BrainHealth. The Foundation has also set up an endowment to help support Warrior Training at no cost to veterans and active-duty military, as well as military spouses and caregivers.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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Linz Award winner Lyda Hill wants all Dallas residents to experience the joy of service 

Philanthropist Lyda Hill received the Linz Award, one of Dallas' oldest and most prestigious civic honors, for her dedication to making the city a better place. A gift from Hill to the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas will allow 500 police officers to take part in the Center's high-performance brain training program, Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training.

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Center for BrainHealth and Dallas Police Department Partner to Advance Brain Health of Police Office

Law enforcement is inherently a high-pressure profession. Police officers must routinely make tough decisions, often under extreme stress and/or facing threat of harm. The Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, and its Brain Performance Institute are collaborating to provide programs to help officers who serve on the front lines of the city of Dallas.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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