CVL News

Researchers Identify New Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease

November 12, 2021
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It is well known that older adults with lower education levels are at a greater risk of dementia. But it’s unknown why some are more likely to develop dementia than others. The results from this study shed light on an important biomarker of clinical decline…

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Why do our memories get worse as we age?

October 19, 2021
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Dr. Rugg presents insights from the study of neural selectivity to the Aging Mind Foundation.

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Researchers Explore Link Between Iron, Beta-Amyloid in Memory Disorders

April 21, 2021
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How A Game Of Spades Can Keep Traditions Alive And Seniors Sharp Through The Pandemic

April 8, 2021
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Dr. Park talks with NPR’s Jason Fuller about games that spur cognitive and strategic thinking.

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What really works to help an aging brain?

March 22, 2021
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Dr. Park talks with the Washington Post about finding a cognitive challenge you will stick to — something mentally difficult that’s also engaging and that allows some room to progress.

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Over the Moon

March 22, 2021
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Graduate student, Hanna Moon receives fellowship to focus on aging brain research with long-time CVL mentors. 

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Q&A with Home Health Companions CEO, Lisa Shardon

December 15, 2020
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Lisa Shardon discusses caring for aging minds amidst COVID-19 and why research is more vital than ever now…

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Slovakia ➡️ CVL

December 14, 2020
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She grew up 5,000 miles away from Dallas, but this cognition and neuroscience doctoral student is now blazing research trails in Texas…

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The Booziotis Distinguished Lecture Series Goes Virtual

December 7, 2020
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The Jean and Bill Booziotis Lecture Series finds online success after holding a first-ever live, virtual broadcast with Stanford’s Dr. Laura Carstensen.

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Brain Imaging Links Cardiovascular Health to Multitasking Ability

November 3, 2020
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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

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