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Quarantine Shines a Light on the Health Effects of Loneliness & Social Isolation

As a cognitive neuroscientist and clinical neuropsychologist, I have been yammering away for years about the detrimental effects of loneliness and social isolation on brain health and overall health. Loneliness and social isolation have long been of interest to...

Exercise Builds Brain Health

Scientists have collected plenty of evidence linking exercise to brain health, with some research suggesting fitness may even improve memory. But what happens during exercise to trigger these benefits? New UT Southwestern research that mapped...

Sex and Gender and Pandemics

A crisis has a way of highlighting problems that garner too little attention in more normal times. The pandemic has laid bare a vast array of social challenges, everything from the state of long-term care to the...

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Notice regarding our events and COVID-19

Women’s Brain Health Initiative has also been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have tentatively rescheduled all of our events to the fall. We will continue to monitor the situation closely to determine the best approach for each of our upcoming events and may need to make further scheduling changes. Your safety is our top priority. Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support.