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Good Sleep and Good Friends Are Good for Your Brain. UT Dallas’ New Project Will Prove It

KERA News

Elena Rivera

A new project from Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas is encouraging people to think about brain health before something goes wrong.

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Chief Director of Center for BrainHealth, Dr. Sandi Chapman said it’s all part of The BrainHealth Project, a longitudinal study that features the BrainHealth Index, a telehealth-like tool that helps people become more proactive about brain-healthy habits by measuring factors like social support, cognition and mood through an online portal.

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“Just like your muscles are stronger and you feel more fit, or your cholesterol’s down, what if we could have similar metrics for the brain getting stronger?” – Dr. Sandi Chapman
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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD

Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project


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