• 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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CVl Annual Review

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

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Fall 2018 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 For those unable to join us at CVL, the talks are routinely telecast to JO 4.306 in Richardson.


    • Sept. 10, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

      Combining Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with Cognitive Processing Therapy to Treat Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

      Dr. Mike Motes
      School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas


      • Sept. 17, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

        Cultural Shaping of Emotional Processing: A Cultural Neuroscience Approach

        Dr. Jiyoung Park
        School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas


    • Sept. 24, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

      Age-related Differences in Event-related Potential Correlates of Episodic Encoding and Retrieval

      Erin Horne
      Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas


  • Sept. 27, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Altering Human Hippocampal Function Through Aging and Environmental Enrichment

    Dr. Craig Stark
    Univ. of California, Irvine


  • Oct. 1, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Cue Combination Within and Across the Senses

    Dr. Jeffrey Yau
    Baylor University


  • Oct. 8, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Linking Structure and Disease through Tau Prions

    Dr. Marc Diamond
    UT Southwestern Medical Center


  • Oct. 15, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Comparison of fMRI and Intracranial EEG Metrics of Successful Memory Encoding

    Dr. Paul Hill
    Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas


  • Oct. 22, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Brain Network Aging

    Dr. Gagan Wig
    Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas


  • Oct. 29, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Benefits of Physical Activity and Fitness on Memory Systems Affected by Aging

    Dr. Michelle Voss
    Univ. of Iowa


  • Nov. 12, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Decision-making in the Aging Brain

    Dr. Gregory Samanez-Larkin
    Duke University


  • Nov. 26, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    The Dynamics of Hippocampal-Entorhinal Memory System in Mice

    Dr. Jun Yamamoto
    UT Southwestern Medical Center


  • Dec. 3, 2018 | Science Luncheon Series

    Cerebrovascular Contributions to Brain Aging and Dementia

    Dr. David Salat
    Harvard University


*The full Fall 2018 schedule is available for download here. Click here for the previous semester’s (Spring 2018) schedule. To access the archive of all CVL Science Luncheons since 2014, click here.

To see a listing of the ALL series taking place across the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, click here.