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Learn more about magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with this interactive game, based on the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
  • Nobel Prize
Test out some imaging techniques that neuroscientists use, like MRIs and PET scans, to see inside the human brain with this interactive.
  • NOVA
Identifying new ways to bypass the brain's elaborate security system may one day lead to better outcomes for patients with brain tumors or other neurological disorders.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Are you really in control of the decisions you make?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Originally performed to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, split-brain experiments in the 1960s revealed that the left and right sides of the brain were good at different tasks.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Studying sex differences in the brain may one day lead to new information about brain illnesses that affect one sex more than the other.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Research using ferrets is providing a window into brain development that could lead to insights into conditions from autism to brain injury.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Advances in chemistry, physics, and computer science have revolutionized neuroscience by giving scientists greater access to the living brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Fluorescent labelling allows scientists to track vital stem cells throughout the brain’s development.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Is it possible to read minds using science? Discover how scientists use a process called population coding to “read” minds - and move bionic limbs! 
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
Take a look inside the bustling mouse brain in this video.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Explore the frontiers of brain science in this lesson plan from The New York Times education blog.
  • New York Times