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Our bodies can take a lot of wear and tear, and our brains can too. Whether you have experienced a traumatic injury, the extreme stress of working in a dangerous area or a tough transition back to civilian life, our interactive brain training program helps you enhance cognitive performance and put into practice habits that can help exploit your brain’s untapped potential.

More than a decade of clinical trials have demonstrated that the strategies taught in this workshop strengthen the brain’s frontal networks – regions that support attention, planning, judgment and emotional management.*

Get a tactical toolkit for your brain. Ensure that your mind is “exercising” to enhance your cognitive performance.

WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?

SMART (Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training) is an interactive workshop that teaches a set of strategies that empower you to train core cognitive areas and helps you think smarter, not harder.

Through the philanthropic generosity of corporate partners, private citizens and foundation grants, training is offered to our military, law enforcement officers, and first responders at no cost.

WHO CAN BENEFIT?

Active-duty military, veterans, law enforcement officers and first responders.

WHAT IS THE TRAINING SCHEDULE?
  1. Two 3.5-hour sessions over two consecutive days (7 total hours)
    1. Session 1 – overview of the strategies and science
    2. Session 2 – integration and application of the strategies
  2. Two 3-hour sessions over two consecutive days followed by a 3-hour session one month later (9 total hours)
    1. Session 1 – overview of the strategies and science
    2. Session 2 – integration and application of the strategies
    3. Session 3 – integration and application of the strategies

 

WHERE IS TRAINING LOCATED?

Brain Performance Institute
2200 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75235

Mobile training may also be scheduled at or near military installations throughout the U.S.

For questions, please contact Lindsay Campbell at Lindsay.campbell@utdallas.edu or (972) 883-3418.

*Specific outcomes of the training are not guaranteed. Different individuals may use the tools in different ways. Maximum brain change results from the completion of all steps in the SMART program and continual adoption of brain strategies. In order to fully benefit from the SMART program, participants should complete all session in succession.

What are the benefits?

Perform at your best with strategies that inspire efficiency, productivity and quality.

Strengthen key cognitive functions:


STRATEGIC ATTENTION
Calibration of mental resources to prime the brain for optimal performance in prioritizing critical information to enhance rapid decision making.
INTEGRATED REASONING
Utilization of situational data and context to quickly zoom out to big-picture thinking and to apply the most appropriate solutions.
INNOVATION
Flexible updating of ideas and perspectives to quickly identify multiple opportunities to make the best decision and dictate best actions.