Sandra Bond Chapman

, PhD

Chief Director, Center for BrainHealth®, Dee Wyly Distinguished University Professor, The University of Texas at Dallas

Sandra Bond Chapman is the Chief Director of the Center for BrainHealth® at The University of Texas at Dallas. She is committed to enhancing human cognitive capacity and the underlying brain systems across the lifespan. A cognitive neuroscientist, Dr. Chapman is one of the pioneers creating the new field of brain health. Her team is defining, measuring and improving brain health fitness protocols to reach people around the world. The Center for BrainHealth launched its Brain Performance Institute in 2017 to deliver discoveries in cognitive brain health to the public. She spearheaded the UT Dallas BrainHealth Imaging Center, opened in 2019, with a focus on developing measurements of gains in brain systems following interventions. She is co-creator of The BrainHealth Project™, a multi-year collaboration of 32 of the world’s leading brain health experts focused on peak brain performance, inoculating against decline and extending brain capacity to match our longer lifespan.

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Town Hall
Wednesday Oct. 13
2:30-3:15 pm
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Brain Health Bootcamp

It’s never too late to take action on brain health for the millions of people who worry about their own memory and that of a loved one. Brain health is about making the most of your brain and taking action to reduce the risk of cognitive decline as you age. Strong evidence shows that you can protect your brain health by making key lifestyle changes, such as getting regular exercise, engaging with other people, keeping your heart healthy and asking your doctor for regular brain health check-ups. Participants in this session will learn why a healthy brain is important to overall well-being, how to raise the topic of memory with your loved ones and health care providers, action steps you can take every day to protect your brain, and the barriers that caregivers face in taking care of their own brain health.

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