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Founded in 1999

The Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas is a renowned research institute focused exclusively on brain health for all.
The Center's life-improving mission: to understand, protect, and heal the human brain.



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Contact address  Center for BrainHealth, Frances and Mildred Goad Building, 2200 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75252  Mail Box No: MP 3.218
Contact Number 214-905-3007    Fax Number 214-905-3026   
Email  keith.cheatham@utdallas.edu    Email  Center For BrainHealth Home page   
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Research at the Center of Brain Health
Brain scientists at the Center for BrainHealth use diverse, state-of-the-art technologies to elucidate how brain networks can be strengthened and reconnected, including:
  1. Electroencephalography (EEG) to record the brain's electrical rhythms during cognitive task performance;
  2. Functional MRI (fMRI) data to measure brain blood flow during cognitive tasks, an indicator of brain activity;
  3. Brain morphometrics to measure size and shape differences of brain regions to millimeter accuracy.

Pivotal questions being investigated by BrainHealth team:
 
  • Can brain function be strengthened for the Boomer generation?
  • What impact do medications have on brain function during learning in ADHD?
  • Does cognitive stimulation boost the effects of drugs in dementia?
  • What brain biomarkers track brain recovery as a result of treatment?
  • Can virtual social computer-based learning programs repair the dysfunctional brain networks in autism and schizophrenia?
  • What are the brain networks underlying reasoning abilities?
  • Are educational practices compatible with how the brain best learns?
  • How can we identify learning style differences to guide education?
  • Can children and adults be trained to use strategies to help their brain function more efficiently?
  • Can mental functioning rebound from cognitive loss after insults from anesthesia, chemotherapy or stress?
  • What is the role of mental and physical exercise in brain health?

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2006
Sparks, G., Chapman, S.B., Novel Gist Distinctions in Normal Advanced Aging Versus Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease. Brain Impairment, Submitted 2006.
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2006
Eldreth, D.A., Price, R., Rypma, B., and Mohlman, J. (2006). Worry related amygdala activation in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA
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2006
Rypma, B., Eldreth, D.A. and Rebbechi, D. (2006). Age-related differences in activation performance relations in delayed-response tasks: A multiple component analysis. Cortex, in press.
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2004
Chandler, M.J., Lacritz, L.H., Cicerello, A., Bond-Chapman, S., Honig, L., Weiner, M., & Cullum, C.M. (2004). Three-word Recall in Normal Aging. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26, 1128-1133.
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2004
Chapman, Sandra Bond; The Dana Guide to Brain Health, A Book Review, Archives of Neurology, 61; 806-807 (2004)
Book Review
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1) Winner of the prestigious Texas Society of Architects (TSA) Design Award for 2009
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