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Aerobic Exercise Benefits Brain Function As Well As Body
2013-11-12 18:09:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, physical exercise programs could help aging adults improve their memory. Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas used a new brain imaging technique to determine aerobic exercise helps improve memory and brain function. The finding is significant for those adults 50 and older who want to stay mentally sharp....

2013-11-11 12:25:31

RICHARDSON, Texas, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new home for the Arts and Technology (ATEC) program bears the name of one of Texas' most generous philanthropists in honor of her long-standing dedication to higher education, scientific research and the arts. The Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building is a 155,000-square-foot facility at The University of Texas at Dallas that houses programs in visual arts, emerging media technology and multimedia communications,...

2013-10-18 23:02:01

USGIF and Commercial Imagery Giant Team to Provide Imagery, Data, and Technology Grants to USGIF-Accredited Schools Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has expanded its partnership with USGIF Strategic Partner DigitalGlobe, corresponding with the launch of The DigitalGlobe Foundation October 11. USGIF sponsors and promotes geospatial educational programs, and has accredited geospatial intelligence programs at eight colleges...

2013-09-10 12:29:28

Age-related brain decline may be reversible researchers say DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to reverse age-related brain decline according to the results of a study conducted by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published online in Cerebral Cortex. The novel study examining brain and cognitive changes associated with brain training has found that complex cognitive...

2013-07-25 23:21:32

USGIF finalizes accreditation for school’s GEOINT Certificate Program. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is proud to announce the addition of the University of Redlands’ Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program to the list of USGIF-accredited college and university programs. The Foundation has approved the University of Redlands’ program for a five-year period from August 2013 to August 2018. Redlands now offers a USGIF...

2013-06-13 23:27:40

The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in 12 languages and in more than 65 countries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain training and online brain games, announces the release of its online brain fitness platform in Russian, offering its cognitive programs to over 250 millions new potential users who speak Russian in the world. The CogniFit brain fitness website is now available in more than 65 countries and in 12 different...

2013-04-29 12:28:36

First recipients of Multi-Investigator Research Initiative grants announced TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Brain Canada, in collaboration with The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, announced today the grant recipients of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation - Brain Canada Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI). The $7.5 million grant total includes $3 million from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and a matching $3 million from the Government of Canada through the Canada Brain...

2013-02-28 23:00:44

Partnership of Newt Global with UTD aims at creating a world class association of knowledge and practices in managerial field. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Newt Global is delighted to announce its partnership with the Leadership Center of the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas). Leadership Center UT Dallas has superior practitioners from all over the world, with the goal of creating a deeper and more meaningful understanding of ethical leadership across diverse cultural...

2013-02-07 23:00:39

Educational First Steps is a North Texas non-profit dedicated to improving the quality and availability of early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children. In late 2006, EFS engaged in a long-term study of the impact of its program; the results indicate persistent benefits to children in reading, math and overall academic success. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 Since 1990, Educational First Steps (EFS) has been improving the quality and availability of early...

2013-02-05 16:22:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Dallas has earned recognition as one of the best values among the nation's public colleges by The Princeton Review. The list includes 75 public and 75 private colleges and universities and was released Tuesday in the book The Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition. The book features profiles of each of the 150 institutions named. According to the list, UT Dallas is one of only four public universities in...