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Say Hello to Branch Out's New CEO!

Branch Out is thrilled to welcome our new CEO, Laureen Jensen.  Crystal Phillips has passed the torch and Laureen is ready to take Branch Out to the next level!  We took the opportunity to sit down with our new CEO as she takes the reigns at Branch Out.

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This New Years, become a Neuroscientist for your Alzheimer's Disease

The New Year is a time of reflection and new beginnings for many of us. This year, consider giving your resolutions some life-long impact.  

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Volunteer Opportunity

Calling all interested Branchies!  We have an incredible 2020 volunteer opportunity. 

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Your Impact

The Branch Out Neurological Foundation was founded in 2010.  As a grassroots charity, we've made a name for ourselves by being trailblazers.  We push the status quo and aren't afraid of challenging systems and methods because 'that's the way they've always been done.' 

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You're on Our Nice List!

Do you know what's WAY better than two turtle doves?  Two wheels peddling for a great cause!

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A Sensory Spectacle!

Another successful Branch Out event for the books.  Our second annual 'Your Brain on Art' raised over $80,000!

A gathering of great minds at YYC's newest creative hub, Contemporary Calgary.

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Musically Powered Brain Recovery

Your Brain on Art was a wonderful collaboration of neuroscience and art, featuring some great musical talent to inspire Branch Out's vision of a world free from neurological disorders. As you follow the link below to relive the musical centerpiece of the evening, its worth considering how this auditory masterpiece can influence your brain. 

Relive the inspiring music collaboration of Reuben and the Dark and The Lily String Quartet at YBOA 2019

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Special Announcement on Changes at Branch Out

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Do you feel my Stress

Have you ever been around someone that has been noticeably stressed and realized that yours starting to feel stressed for them?

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The Neuroscience of Self-Healing: The Placebo Effect

Our bodies have an incredible capacity to heal after injury and disease. In clinical studies, healing without an actual medical intervention is called a placebo effect, and it often gets a bad reputation as "fake healing." But as the cartoon implies, not all placebo effects are equal, so this article is dedicated to understanding how our brains can promote recovery and why this could be a central component of NeuroCAM therapies. 

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