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.

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Read the 2018 edition of Brain Facts as a PDF file, or listen to previous editions in audio recordings available through iTunes U. Also available are ePUB and MOBI editions.

Download the high-resolution version of the book for printing (PDF, 66 MB).

Educators and those conducting neuroscience outreach to the public can request one free hard copy of the updated Brain Facts book here