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

As part of The BrainHealth Project, Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas is leveraging MRI technology provided by the Sammons BrainHealth Imaging Center to map brain health over time and identify neural markers that indicate brain improvement.

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Brain Health, Neuroplasticity and Productivity Boosting

Julie Fratantoni, PhD, discusses how low toxic living can boost your brain health in episode 23 of the Lifelong podcast. Topics include breathing techniques, habit formation, and how to leverage behavioral science to increase focus and productivity.

Holistic With Heidi
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Brain Health and Peak Performance in the Workplace

HKS Research shares preliminary findings from an ongoing partner study with Center for BrainHealth, indicating that chronic multi-tasking causes distracted, shallow thinking, making individuals more prone to error, brain atrophy and chronic stress.


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How to Change Your Mind So You Can Change Your Body

BrainHealth speaker Selena Bartlett, PhD, joins Krys Boyd, host of KERA Think, to share highlights from her book Smashing Mindset: Train Your Brain to Reboot, Recharge and Reinvent Your Life.

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Lyda Hill Receives Medal of Philanthropy

Lyda Hill, accomplished businesswoman, philanthropist and BrainHealth donor, has been honored with a Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy for her dedication to science and supporting communities.

Carnegie Corporation of New York
Sandi Chapman at the brain table, photo credit Trevor Paul.

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Make Your Brain SMARTER: An Interview With Dr. Sandra Chapman

Selena Bartlett meets with Sandi Chapman, and the neuroscientists discuss the future of brain health, the origins of Center for BrainHealth, and stories of brain's miraculous potential to restore itself after injury or disease.

Thriving Minds
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HKS and Center for BrainHealth Launch BrainHealthy Workplace Partnership

The architectural firm expects the collaboration with Center for BrainHealth will inform their flexible workplace policies while empowering employees to boost collaboration and innovation through brain-healthy practices.

Building Design + Construction
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Three Simple Rules to Raise Kind Kids

Kindness training, like an intervention delivered in the recent BrainHealth pilot study Kind Minds with Moozie, has been shown to be effective in helping parents implement effective and actionable habits for boosting kindness in daily life.

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COVID Fog: Four Ways to Maintain a Healthy Brain at Work

Jennifer Zientz, deputy director of programs and head of clinical services at UT Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth, discusses how to prevent workplace burnout with D CEO Healthcare.

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Brain Benefits of Being a Lifelong Learner

Katie Hinds, senior clinician at Center for BrainHealth, shares insights about The BrainHealth Project and benefits of being a lifelong learner on the podcast for the Plano Public Library.

Plano Library Speaks Podcast
Photograph of Jean Ann Brock, Steve White, Sandi Chapman and Geoff Ling (during the Limitless event at the Brock home in March 2022).

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Center For BrainHealth Surprises and Impresses Friends With Three Major Announcements

Center for BrainHealth’s invitation-only gathering at Jean Ann Brock's home included monumental announcements about the center's developments.

My Sweet Charity
Bob Priest-Heck at the center, standing beside a SMART banner (Feb. 2022).

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Forget Fiduciary Trust – CEOs Have a Bigger Job

In this op-ed, Bob Priest-Heck, CEO of the global event production company Freeman, reflects on the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer and concludes that innovative business leaders should encourage initiatives to build resilience, including Center for BrainHealth cognitive training.

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The Hidden Effects of Hearing Loss on the Brain

Researchers across the country, including BrainHealth's Dr. Yune Lee, are studying how hearing loss affects brain activity as they seek to uncover the myriad unseen effects on the brain.

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Sound Science: Researcher Investigates How Music Alters the Mind

Dr. Yune Lee anticipates that his research – funded by private and public sources, like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – can provide concrete neurological evidence revealing the benefits of sound therapy.

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Big D Can Be Davos for the Brain Economy

Brain health is at the forefront of an economy that continues to become increasingly knowledge intensive.

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