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Exploring the Connection Between Brain Health and Mental Health — Callier FLASH Seminar

Friday, December 10, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

Callier FLASH Seminar in Speech, Language and Hearing

Title: Exploring the Connection Between Brain Health and Mental Health

Speaker: Sarah Laane
PhD Student, UT Dallas

Sarah Laane holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University where she studied speech-language pathology and psychology, and a master’s degree in the Science of Communication Disorders from UT Dallas. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Speech, language, and Hearing Sciences at UT Dallas. She joined the Chapman Lab at the Center for BrainHealth in 2019 and is united in its mission to unlock human potential by translating scientific discoveries into usable strategies to increase brain health and performance. Her current work focuses on identifying how frontal lobe engaging strategies to improve brain health and cognitive performance in both the general population and for vulnerable populations including justice-involved youth, those with mental illness history or symptomology, and those from underserved communities. This work involves the use of telehealth intervention delivery and a novel BrainHealth Index to provide a holistic measure of brain health including areas of daily-life function, social interaction, and well-being. 

On Friday, December 10th at 12:00pm, join the event on Microsoft Teams.

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 10 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Prospective Students, Graduate Students, International Students




Strategic Memory, Advanced Reasoning

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Contact Information
Lynne Perler
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