Understanding How The Brain Ages
Our scientists are engaged in a variety of research studies aimed at understanding memory, cognitive aging, and risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease. Their studies combine state-of-the-art structural and functional neuroimaging technologies with research techniques in cognitive neuroscience with the aim of elucidating the changes that occur in the brain over a lifetime and how these changes affect specific cognitive abilities and behaviors.
Lisa Shardon discusses caring for aging minds amidst COVID-19 and why research is more vital than ever now…
She grew up 5,000 miles away from Dallas, but this cognition and neuroscience doctoral student is now blazing research trails in Texas…
The Jean and Bill Booziotis Lecture Series finds online success after holding a first-ever live, virtual broadcast with Stanford’s Dr. Laura Carstensen.
Adults over 60 with optimal blood pressure and high fitness levels can keep up mentally with people half their age, according to a recent brain-imaging study
Dr. Kristen Kennedy and her colleagues describe how they used a pair of imaging techniques to tie the degradation of circuitry in one region of the brain to reduced efficiency in executive functions.
After watching his great-grandmother battle Alzheimer’s, Vincent Edwards is using his prestigious fellowship award to join the fight against neurodegenerative disease.
After losing both of his parents to brain disorders, Greg Boydston is bringing hope to heartbreak through philanthropy.
These findings are important because traditionally these three aspects are studied separately, but only their combined study can help unravel their associations…
Researchers led by Dr. Chandramallika Basak conducted a large-scale analysis of the benefits of multiple training types for older adults.
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