Primers take an in-depth look at basic principles of neuroscience.
Science history, lessons, and news are covered at these sites.
Reviews by eminent neuroscientists of specific areas of research, including normal function, disease, and new technologies.
News, events, and commentary on bridging neuroscience and education.
News and analysis on the implications of brain research.
The Dana Alliance provides brain and neuron models, posters, and related educational materials to neuroscience departments to be used for educational outreach programming at local schools, community centers, museums, summer camps, etc.
Many children are at a disadvantage even before they walk into an early Head Start or pre-K program.What do we know and what can be done to mitigate the long-term effects of this deficit? A researcher, an outreach specialist, and a federal official discussed data,programs, and policy during a recent forum in Washington, DC.
turn to infants and “pre-readers” to see if difficulty in reading changes the
brain or if the differences were there to begin with.
tightly is violence tied to mental illness? Not as tight as US journalism makes
it appear, researchers say.
People who stutter have no problems with memory,
syntax, grammar, word finding, or articulation. Scientists theorized that there
must be some extremely specific population of neurons somewhere in the brain
that are affected.
meditation is now established as a valid stress-reduction tool, backed by a
growing body of solid science illuminating its effects on the brain and health.
early, prospective study suggests that pinpointing where children are on a
scale of brain connectivity could tell doctors which child is at risk of