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.
early, prospective study suggests that pinpointing where children are on a
scale of brain connectivity could tell doctors which child is at risk of
presented at the recent Pediatric Academic Societies meeting suggests that the
number of mental-health diagnoses among children with parents in the military
has increased in the past decade. Other research suggests that coordinated
medical care and specific social supports might help all children thrive.
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.
rising too early or too late can lead to health troubles.
Studies asking musicians to improvise while
having their brains scanned suggest that extended practice in being creative leads
to less activity in some control-related brain regions and stronger network
It's not easy for brain training companies to prove their products are truly helpful. That doesn't stop them from claiming they are.
The unpredictable and
sometimes incomprehensible moods and behaviors of a teenager can be a
head-scratching mystery—especially to parents. Frances E. Jensen, M.D., professor and chair of neurology at the
University of Pennsylvania and the mother of two sons who are now in their
twenties (along with Washington Post health
and science reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Amy Ellis Nutt) look at the emerging science of the adolescent brain
and provide advice based on Jensen’s own research and experience as a single