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View Resource Mind Science Foundation

The potential within the human mind and its connection to the rest of the human body is a subject that has consumed many of the world's brightest scientists. The Mind Science Foundation, founded by Thomas Baker Slick, is a place that is intimately concerned with such matters, and their website is a good way to learn about some of the issues surrounding their work and broader notions about how...
View Resource The Learning Brain: Neuroscience

The very well-maintained BioEd Online website from the Baylor College of Medicine was recently overhauled and now it's better than ever. This particular resource collection brings together videos, teacher guides, digital slides, video presentations, and related content. The topics covered include brain structure, neurons and the nervous system, human senses and movement, learning and memory,...

View Resource Brain Science Podcast

Understanding how the brain works is a fascinating and engaging question, worth ruminating every day, if possible. The Brain Science Podcast does just that. Dr. Ginger Campbell, an experienced emergency room physician, has a long standing interest in mind-body medicine, the brain, and consciousness. As host, she features the latest books about neuroscience along with interviews with scientists...

View Resource Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN)

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovation Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is part of a new focus aimed at "revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain." The hope is that this ambitious effort will allow researchers to "produce a revolutionary new dynamic picture of the brain.” There are a range of federal partners involved, including the National Institutes of Health, the...

View Resource National Science Foundation: Brain Power

The National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsors a great deal of research on neuroengineering that may affect how we understand conditions such as epilepsy. This website explores some of those innovations and visitors can watch videos and view examples of how different technologies are being used to understand the brain's operations. The site contains five sections, including Exploring the...

View Resource Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections

Neuroscientists have discovered more about the brain in the last 20 years than in all of history. However, it's not always easy to synthesize these vast swells of information and put them to use. This course from Annenberg Learner hopes to take what we've learned about how children's brains work, and present it in a way that teachers can use. The course is presented in eight segments, including...

View Resource Brain Facts: Explore the Brain and Mind

Looking at the editorial board of Brain Facts, it is no surprise that the site ranks as one of the most accurate and up-to-date web outlets for information about the brain. Each of the eight editors holds a PhD; most of them have served at major universities or research hospitals. One of the benefits of Brain Facts is that readers can start anywhere. Articles are published almost daily and cover a...