Advanced Neuroscience Resources


The Nervous System

The human nervous system is the control center of the body, monitoring conditions within and outside the body and sending out electrical signals to respond to them. Web sites explaining the system can be found in all levels of complexity, from child-friendly to extremely technical. No matter your level of scientific aptitude, we’ve found Web sites that explain how the brain and body transmit signals back and forth to interpret and respond to stimuli, control motion and regulate bodily functions.

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Nervous System Basics

The nervous system consists of a highly specialized network of cells called neurons that transmit ... read more »

The Nervous System for Kids

Whether you’re teaching a class about the systems of the body or simply looking to reassure ... read more »

Advanced Neuroscience Resources

Whether you’re a college biology student or medical student searching for information to help reinforce complex topics, a professor looking for supplemental lecture material or a researcher looking for PET scan images, you’ll find all this and more at the Web sites below.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Professors should note that, although many of the drawings shown on the sites in this section may look nontechnical, they can be very useful in helping students conceptualize complex topics.

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