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 ... read more »
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 functioning so that we can remain active, vibrant and mentally sharp in our golden years. Experts now believe that well-directed mental exercise is a must for cognitive enhancement and healthy aging. Use the sites below to find information on improving brain fitness and brain health.
- Most Web sites contain a glossary of relevant terms, but one word that is of particular significance with respect to brain fitness is “plasticity.” Brain plasticity (also known as neuroplasticity) refers to the brain’s ability to change with learning.