Sandra Chapman

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Old People Are Totally Good at Doing Stuff, Says Old People-Funded UT-Dallas Study

    Conventional wisdom and mountains of anecdotal evidence suggest that old people are really, comically bad at doing things: driving; operating those newfangled pocket telegraph thingamajigs; gauging other people's interest in the details of their goiter surgery; continence. We can go on. This is low- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    This Is Your Brain's Health Center

    Kimberly ThorpeOh, so this is what they mean by "Bush's brain."​So, you're busy reading this blog at your desk (or on your phone ... at a stop light ... or in the HOV lane). At the same time you're replying to an e-mail, checking your voice mail, answering a coworker's question and doing whatever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    Treating Autism, Virtually

    Speaking of the University of Texas at Dallas, its Center for Brain Health gets a shout-out this morning in the subscription-only Chronicle of Higher Education: The center's using virtual worlds -- more or less a retrofitted Second Life platform -- to treat patients suffering from different kinds of ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Delayed Pain

    Plus: Viva la Alcaldesa!; Donkey Kong