Founding Chairman, BSAB, Founder & Chief Director Center for Brain Health, University of Texas at Dallas Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas and author of Make Your Brain Smarter: Increase Your Brain’s Creativity, Energy and Focus, is committed to maximizing cognitive potential across the entire lifespan.
As a cognitive neuroscientist with more than 40 funded research grants and more than 150 publications, Dr. Chapman's scientific study elucidates and applies novel approaches to advance creative and critical thinking, strengthen healthy brain development, and incite innovation throughout life. Dr. Chapman collaborates with scientists across the country and around the world to solve some of the most important issues concerning the brain and its health.
Dr. Chapman is actively studying the informative pathways to brain change in health, injury and disease; identifying novel non-pharmacological combined with emerging pharmacological treatment approaches, and testing the effect of brain training to exploit brain performance. With federal, state and private philanthropic support, she is pushing the limits of cognitive capacity in healthy adults of all ages, young adults, Boomers, Traditionalists and teens, business executives, educators, veterans, athletes who have experienced concussions, those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Asperger's and many others.
Dedicated to improving lives today and changing how the public thinks and acts about the brain and its health, Dr. Chapman is committed to promoting brain health fitness, developing futuristic thinkers, and helping individuals, young or old, think smarter.