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17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

More and more research finds that a host of activities can help keep our brains young even as we advance in chronological age. Dr. Chapman provides three practical tips for enhancing your brain health as you age.

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QUIZ: Do you have an internet addiction?

Are you addicted to the internet? Dr. Jacque Gamino, a cognitive neuroscientist at the Center for Brain Health, shared a quiz with WFAA that can measure your level of internet addiction. She says 6-8 hours a day of screen time is likely borderline addictive.

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Study Finds Way to Predict Treatment Effectiveness for Adults with Autism

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas and the George Washington University identified certain brain regions that significantly correlate with an increase in social abilities following a virtual environment based training program. Adults on the autism spectrum who showed greater activity in the social brain network prior to the training improved more in emotion recognition than those who showed less activity.
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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Strategic brain training positively affects neural connectivity for individuals with Traumatic Brain

A recent study from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas is the first to show that a certain type of instructor-led brain training protocol can stimulate structural changes in the brain and neural connections even years after a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
By: The Center for BrainHealth

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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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