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 Publications: Free Downloadable Resources

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Puzzles for Kids K-12

A new series of fun and challenging puzzles that teach kids about the brain. Organized by grade and age level.
Brain Briefs
A new series of fact sheets covering the senses.
 Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, and German.
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 Fact Sheets for Kids
Organized by grade and age level. Topics include: How Does the Brain Work?, How Do the Senses Work?, Human and Animal Brains: How Do They Compare?, How Do Scientists Study the Brain?, and How Does Exercise Affect Your Brain?
Available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Italian.
 Q&A Answering Your Questions About Brain Research

A series of  one-page downloads based on Q&A booklet, fact sheets, puzzles, and more.
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, and German.
  QandA_thumb   Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
A pamphlet that provides answers to commonly asked questions about the brain and its disorders. Learn whether memory loss is an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease; how brain-imaging techniques have affected neuroscience research and clinical care; what purpose sleep serves for the brain, and more.

  It's Mindboggling!
Packed with information about the brain in a fun format of games, riddles, and puzzles, this booklet is perfect for secondary school students.

Available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
Turkish, and Flemish.
  More Mindbogglers 
An addition to It's Mindboggling!, this publication is a closer look at learning and memory, the senses, drug addiction, and how the brain and nervous system work, for elementary and middle school students. 

Available in English and Turkish.

Mindboggling Workbook

A fun-filled activity book about the brain for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-9).  Provides an introduction to how the brain works, what the brain does, its importance, and how to take care of it. 

Available in English, Turkish and Portuguese 

  Brain Glossary 

Brain Terms Glossary
Find definitions for common brain terms in our newly expanded glossary.

  You've Got Some Explaining to Do

A“must read” for neuroscientists writing for the general public. The author, who served as the first editor in chief of the Dana Press, brings more than 20 years of experience in translating neuroscience to lay readers. This is an easy-to-follow reference book where you can learn about your reader and your voice, common practices that sharpen your writing, and style.
Available in English and Spanish.


Successful Aging & Your Brain Bookmark  

This bookmark illustrates four lifestyle factors that may contribute to the maintenance of cognitive function: mental activity, physical activity, social engagement, and the control of vascular risk factors.

Available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.


Successful Aging & Your Brain

We all know people who seem to blossom after 50, or stay sharp into old age. What can we learn from them? Find out what steps you can take to improve your brain fitness, regardless of age.

Available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.
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 Successful Aging & Your Brain: Learning as We Age 
(in Mandarin)
 Successful Aging & Your Brain: Late-Life Brain Disorders
(in Mandarin)
Successful Aging & Your Brain: Memory and Aging
(in Mandarin)