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Study: Brain imaging shows brain differences in risk-taking teens

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas investigating brain differences associated with risk-taking teens found that connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk.
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Bipartisan Support for the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act

Dr. Chapman discusses the importance of the recent bipartisan supported Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act in her latest column posted on The Huffington Post.

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Bipolar Study Seeks to Add Side-Effect Free Approach to Brain Disorder

New Center for BrainHealth study investigates benefits of high performance brain training in individuals with bipolar disorder.
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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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Inspiring Human Brain Potential: RGK Foundation

In its most recent grant to the Center for BrainHealth, the RGK Foundation donated $500,000 to expand two existing higher performance brain training initiatives in Austin, San Antonio, and the greater Central Texas area.

Study: Marijuana Dependence Alters the Brain’s Response to Drug Paraphernalia

New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas demonstrates that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users.

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The Secret of the Terrible Teens Revealed

New research from Dr. Francesca Filbey and colleagues at the Center for BrainHealth reveal connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk.

5 Brain Drains to Avoid

Every day, the average human has about 70,000 thoughts! That’s a lot of information for your brain to process and store. If you want your brain to function at its best, you have to make sure you’re treating it right.

Training Can Improve Learning for Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Lori Cook explains how reasoning-based training shortens recovery time in pediatric traumatic brain injuries in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development podcast.