Science of the Brain: How the Mind Works
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The U.S. government declared the 1990s the “Decade of the Brain,” and the amount and ... read more »
There is such a wealth of information on the Internet on the topics of neuroanatomy (brain structures) and brain functions that typing any of these terms into a search engine will generate tens of thousands of hits. This section can help streamline your search, highlighting some of the best sites on the structure and functions of the brain.
- When researching sites other than those recommended here, it’s a good idea to look for a copyright date at the bottom of the page. New brain research findings are revealed at such a rapid rate that it’s important that the site is fairly current and, even better, if it’s frequently updated.
- If you’re prone to getting queasy, be prepared: Many of the brain images you’ll see are photographs of preserved human (and other animal) brains.
Although scientists are only beginning to scratch the surface, new technologies are helping to ... read more »
There are numerous neuroscience and brain blogs on the Web, many of which ... read more »
More and more teachers—from elementary to college level—are posting their curricula ... read more »
With life expectancy on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly important to preserve cognitive ... read more »