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You've Got Some Explaining to Do

by Jane Nevins
March 10, 2014

You’ve Got Some Explaining to Do, written by Jane Nevins, is a “must read” for neuroscientists writing for the general public. The author, who served as the first editor in chief of the Dana Press, br...

CEREBRUM ANTHOLOGY 2013


March 4, 2014

Cerebrum Anthology 2013 is back in book form by popular demand. The Anthology brings together more than a dozen articles and book reviews from the 2013 monthly Web edition....

The Temperamental Thread: How Genes, Culture, Time and Luck Make Us Who We Are


April 6, 2010

Jerome Kagan,one of the leading developmental psychologists in the U.S., draws on decades of research to describe the nature of temperament—the in-born traits that underlie our responses to experience...

CEREBRUM 2010: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science, Foreword by Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.


February 28, 2010

Available in late February 2010: This fourth annual collection brings together the foremost experts in brain science. Jay Giedd, Michael Posner, Mariale Hardiman, David Kupfer and Paul McHugh present ...

Treating the Brain: What the Best Doctors Know by Walter G. Bradley


November 4, 2009

Even in this information age, those dealing with symptoms of often serious neurological problems face the daunting task of finding accurate, credible, and concise information—the essential medical fac...

Cerebrum 2009: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science


April 1, 2009

"Cerebrum 2009 is an exciting, cutting-edge overview of brain science. Written by top scientists, it provides insight into a wide-ranging variety of topics, from the effects of heart surgery on the br...

Deep Brain Stimulation


March 2, 2009

Award-winning journalist, Jamie Talan provides the first investigation of this cutting-edge new treatment, and delivers compelling profiles of patients, and an introduction to doctors and scientists w...

Try to Remember


November 14, 2008

One of our country’s leading authorities on psychiatry tells the unforgettable story of how lives can be destroyed by faddish misdirections of thought and therapeutic practices. His first-hand account...

Cerebrum 2008: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science


March 27, 2008

In this second annual anthology, top scientists and scholars interpret the latest discoveries about the human brain and confront their implications for fields from architecture to ethics, music to hea...

Your Brain on Cubs


March 14, 2008

Your Brain on Cubs takes sports fans and those intrigued with new discoveries in brain science on a fascinating exploration of the brain’s role in one of America’s favorite pastimes. In Your Brain on ...

The Neuroscience of Fair Play


December 3, 2007

Donald Pfaff, Ph.D., head of the Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at Rockefeller University, gives us the first book to describe how ethics may be a hardwired function of the human brain. Writi...

Defining Right and Wrong in Brain Science


August 1, 2007

The fifth volume in The Dana Foundation Series on Neuroethics, this collection marks the five-year anniversary of the first meeting in the field of neuroethics, providing readers with the seminal writ...

Best of the Brain from Scientific American


July 16, 2007

Top neuroscientist Floyd E. Bloom has selected the most fascinating brain-related articles from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind since 1999 in this collection. Divided into three secti...

Cerebrum 2007: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science


May 21, 2007

Prominent scientists and other thinkers explain, applaud, and protest new ideas arising from discoveries about the brain in this first yearly anthology from Cerebrum’s Web journal for inquisitive gene...

Mind Wars


November 17, 2006

Mind Wars is the first ever systematic overview of brain research and national security. In it, Jonathan Moreno unearths a multitude of questions about federal defense agencies' interest in the burgeo...