The Brain Facts Book

Access Brain Facts, a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Neuroscience. Brain Facts is a valuable resource for secondary school teachers and students who participate in the Brain Bee.

Brain Facts book cover

Read the 2012 edition of Brain Facts as a PDFEPUB or MOBI file, or listen to an audio recording available through iTunes U.

Download the high-resolution version of the book for printing (PDF, 20.7 MB).


Educator Resources

Explain the brain to your students with a variety of teaching tools and resources.


Core Concepts

A beginner's guide to the brain and nervous system.


Brain Awareness Video Contest

Submit a short video about any neuroscience topic for a chance to win $4,000 and a trip to SfN's Annual Meeting!

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