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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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Would You Like to Participate in Important Brain Research?

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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Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and at Home

The Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute will host the Dennis Berman Brain Performance Lecture, “Firefight: Inside the Battle to Transform Health for America’s Warriors on Deployment and Here at Home,” featuring former United States Air Force Surgeon General, retired Lieutenant General PK Carlton Jr.

‘Friends of BrainHealth’ Raises $300,000, Awards Research Grants to Young Scientists

The Friends of BrainHealth, a donor circle dedicated to advancing research discoveries at the Center for BrainHealth, raised more than $302,000 this year and awarded four $25,000 research grants to young scientists at the annual Friends of BrainHealth Scientist Selection Luncheon.

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You Asked: Do Brain Games Keep My Mind Sharp?

Unhand the crossword: it's not your golden ticket to a lifetime of quick wit and perfect recall.

Too Much Screen Time is Harmful for Children; What Can Parents Do?

Maryam Morse and her husband formulated a plan for allotting their sons time to play video games and watch TV. The boys could do so, but only after reading, completing their homework and practicing the piano. “We treated screen time as a reward,” says Morse, of Dallas. The boys loved the plan. Their parents, however, did not.

EEG Study Findings Reveal How Fear is Processed in the Brain

New research illustrates how fear arises in the brain when individuals are exposed to threatening images. This novel study is the first to separate emotion from threat by controlling for the dimension of arousal