CVL News

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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Study Explores How Changes in Healthy Brain Structure Affect Cognition

October 12, 2020
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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.

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For Family & the Future

September 3, 2020
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After watching his great-grandmother battle Alzheimer’s, Vincent Edwards is using his prestigious fellowship award to join the fight against neurodegenerative disease.

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