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Neuroscience and the Law – with Francis Shen

With Francis X. Shen, J.D., Ph.D., we discuss the intersection of law and brain science to understand how (and if) insights from neuroscience can make the legal system more just and effective.

Brain Basics

How Stroke Affects the Brain

Strokes, sometimes called "brain attacks," are medical emergencies that cause injury to the brain. Learn how to spot warning signs and what steps you can take to prevent stroke.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Mark Shelhamer, Author of Space Between the Ears

Mark Shelhamer, former chief scientist for the NASA Human Research Program, examines what spaceflight can teach us about cognitive performance and mental abilities.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Peter Campochiaro, Author of Eye of the Needle

Peter Campochiaro, M.D., a clinician and professor of ophthalmology and neuroscience, talks about about strategies to treat macular degeneration, a condition that affects 200 million people worldwide.

Brain Basics

How Hearing Works

What do you hear? How do you hear? A complex process turns sounds around us into signals that the brain interprets.

Dana Videos

The Vulnerable Brain: Pathways to and from Addiction

What is addiction, and how does it affect and even change the brain? Why are some brains more vulnerable to substance abuse and addiction? In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Yasmin Hurd answers these questions and more.

Brain Basics

Left Brain vs. Right Brain

There’s a common myth that people’s personalities are tied to a dominant side of their brain. But the truth is not that simple.

Brain Basics

The Healthy Skeptic: Brain Training Games

Can brain-training games help your brain stay sharp? Many people use them in hopes of improving memory and warding off dementia, but the claims for these programs often outruns the science.

Brain Awareness Week

Join Us for Brain Awareness Week!

Dana Foundation President Caroline Montojo, Ph.D., invites you to participate in Brain Awareness Week events near to you and online all over the world.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Catherine Woolley, Author of His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain

Catherine Woolley, Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum cover story, “His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain,” discusses what the research has told us so far and why more research is desperately needed.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Vince Calhoun, Author of The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health

Cerebrum author Vince Calhoun discusses his pioneering research and the evolution of a growing field that has enormous potential to have an impact of both mental health and neurodegenerative treatment.

Brain Basics

How to Maintain Eye Health

We rely on our eyes to navigate the world around us. Learn how they work, how our vision can change as we age, and how we can help keep our eyes healthy.

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