• The Center mourns the loss of a dear friend and tireless CVL supporter. click here

  • CVL councilmember and benefactor’s life remembered in the Dallas Morning here

  • Aging-themed issue of Nautilus Magazine explores cognitive benefits of learning a new game such as chess, cites here

  • ‘Fitizen’ group at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas learns about research at CVL. click here

  • CVL research published in JoN finds that some memories persist in the face of strong interference. click here

  • Dr. Sara Festini’s research probes busyness levels and cognitive here

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Charting Our Progress is CVL’s annual review, with archives available

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Fall Science Luncheons

The Center for Vital Longevity’s Science Luncheon Series* is a program of weekly talks that brings together UT researchers and outside experts to talk about recent developments in cognitive neuroscience and aging research. All lectures take place at 12:00 p.m. in the 8th Floor Conference Room at the Center for Vital Longevity, 1600 Viceroy Drive, Dallas, TX. Please RSVP to To see a listing of the ALL series taking place across the School of Behavior and Brain Sciences, click here.


    • Sept. 11, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

      Sequential Pattern Learning in Developmental Language Disorders

      Dr. Lisa Goffman
      School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences, UT Dallas


      • Sept. 18, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

        Prefrontal Cortex and the Hierarchical Control of Behavior

        Dr. David Badre
        Dept. of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University


    • Sept. 25, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

      Mapping of Electrophysiological Response to Transcranial Infrared Laser Stimulation on the Human Brain In Vivo Measured by EEG

      Dr. Hanli Liu
      Dept. of Bioengineering, UT Arlington


  • Oct. 2, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Oxidative Stress and its Treatment in a Developmental Animal Model of Schizophrenia

    Dr. Sven Kroener
    School of Behavioral & Brain Sciences, UT Dallas


  • Oct. 9, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Gamma Rhythms in the Hippocampus Network

    Dr. Laura Colgin
    Dept. of Neuroscience, Univ. of Texas at Austin


  • Oct. 16, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Retrospective and Prospective “Replay”: Hippocampal and Cortical Mechanisms of Memory

    Dr. Anthony Wagner
    Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University


  • Oct. 23, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Using Calibrated fMRI to Explore Age Differences in Functional Hyperemia

    Dr. Bart Rypma
    Center for Brain Health, UT Dallas


  • Oct. 30, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Investigating the Neural Correlates of Context Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

    Dr. Natasha Rajah
    McGill University


  • Nov. 6, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Closed Loop Brain Stimulation for Memory Enhancement: Update on Progress and Future Directions

    Dr. Brad Lega
    Dept. of Neurosurgery, UT Southwestern


  • Nov. 27, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Social Perception in Anorexia Nervosa

    Dr. Carrie McAdams
    Dept. of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern


  • Dec. 4, 2017 | Science Luncheon Series

    Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors on Brain function in Normal Aging

    Dr. Karen Rodrigue
    Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas



*The full Fall 2017 schedule can also be downloaded here. Click here for the previous semester’s (Spring 2017) schedule.