In the Lab

Collage of scientists prepping and looking at slides
When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Explore the many aspects of sleep and its importance to overall daily function and long-term health.
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
This online book introduces neuroscience chapter by chapter. Available online and in several languages, the book covers basic topics such as neurons, chemical neurotransmission, and vision, as well as the immune system, dyslexia, stress, and neuroethics.
  • International Brain Research Organization
In this lesson, students learn some key brain structures and the functions they preform.
  • PBS
Learn about the brain through articles, maps, activities, and more, with this resource for teachers and students.
  • The Dana Foundation
Explore the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center in Belmont, Mass., which houses more than 6,000 samples and specimens.
  • National Geographic
An interview with Sten Grillner, current president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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Alan Guttmacher is the director of the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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An interview with Pierre J. Magistretti, secretary-general of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and a past president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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An unexpected finding decades ago has helped create one of the first success stories for gene therapy and hope for vision restoration in people.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.