• 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

CVl Annual Review

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

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The discoveries that scientists at the Center for Vital Longevity are making about the aging mind would be impossible without the community members who volunteer to participate in the center’s key research studies. So far, more than 2,000 Dallas–Fort Worth residents have participated in center research studies including the Dallas Lifespan Brain Study, which aims to identify a neural signature in middle age that can help predict who will and will not age well cognitively. Other studies are investigating what causes age-related memory loss and whether computer training can improve memory and attention in both young and older adults.

Note: Not all labs have studies that are currently recruiting participants. Please follow the lab links to the right to find out more about the studies for which researchers are recruiting.