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This site has dozens of real images of the brain to help you learn how disease affects the brain.
  • Harvard Medical School
Nancy Kanwisher shares what she and her colleagues have learned: The brain is made up of both highly specialized components and general-purpose "machinery." 
  • TED
  • 18 min
The United States bets big on the brain by funding new tools and technologies to study the nervous system.
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Developmental disorders in children are typically diagnosed by observing behavior, but Aditi Shankardass knew that we should be looking directly at their brains.
  • TED
To fully appreciate brain function, scientists are studying what’s going on in various brain regions, and how these regions connect and communicate.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Techniques that increase the resolution of microscopes are revolutionizing the ability to peer at brain structures in ever-increasing detail.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Whether people are making 3D-printed cars, guns, or even organs, this technology is becoming wild with the thousands of different applications.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 18 min
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
Advances in chemistry, physics, and computer science have revolutionized neuroscience by giving scientists greater access to the living brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Take a look inside the bustling mouse brain in this video.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min