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  • Stress Associated with Impaired Memory, Lower Brain Volumes

    MRI scan of brain

    November 6th, 2018

    High levels of stress-related hormone cortisol associated with worse memory and visual perception.

  • New York Times

    October 26th, 2018

    Stress May Impair Memory and Thinking Skills — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • CNN

    October 26th, 2018

    Stress Might Lead to Memory Loss and Brain Shrinkage, Study Says — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • Time

    October 26th, 2018

    Stressed-Out People May Have Smaller Brains, Study Says — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • Scientific American

    October 26th, 2018

    “Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • Forbes

    October 26th, 2018

    Stress Linked to Reduced Brain Volume and Poorer Memory — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • The Verge

    October 26th, 2018

    Don’t Stress Out Yet about Stress Shrinking Your Brain — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • San Antonio Express-News

    October 26th, 2018

    Study Shows Stress Hormone’s Link to Memory Deficits, Brain Shrinkage — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • Today

    October 26th, 2018

    Feeling Stressed? It Could Affect Your Memory, Study Finds — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology

  • Business Insider

    October 26th, 2018

    People Who Are More Stressed May Have Smaller Brains and Worse Memories, According to a New Study — references study co-authored by Jayandra Himali, assistant professor of biostatistics; Alexa Beiser, professor of biostatistics; and Vasan Ramachandran, professor of epidemiology