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Allen Institute for Brain Science: Allen Brain Atlas

Developed as the initial project of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, the Allen Brain Atlas (ABA) "is intended to be the foundation for building and expanding neuroscience research by integrating genomic-based methodologies with world-class computer science and traditional neuroanatomy." Based on a mouse brain, the ABA provides access to "an extensive database of ISH images, ABA reference...

EuroHaptics 2003

Haptics is the science of incorporating touch and physical stimuli into computer applications. A haptics interface can allow the user to feel responses from a program, thereby providing an additional level of perception in a virtual environment, for example. This site hosts the proceedings of the 2003 EuroHaptics conference. Over 30 papers and several more poster presentations are available,...
Gazzaley Lab: Select Lectures

Founded in July 2015 by award winning neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley, the Gazzaley Lab of the University of California, San Francisco is dedicated to studying the neuroscience behind memory, attention, and perception. The Gazzaley Lab's website features a collection of lectures that relate to this research. Most recently, Gazzaley and his team have explored how certain video games may be able to...
Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education

This sharp looking website is for the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE) which "publishes peer-reviewed reports of innovations in undergraduate neuroscience education...[and] serves as a mechanism for faculty to exchange information...such as laboratory exercises, new media, curricular considerations, and teaching methods." Visitors will find the "Supplementary Materials" tab...
Learn.Genetics: Basic Neuroscience

K-12 biology teachers and others who teach neuroscience will want to check out this helpful Learn.Genetics collection of educational resources from the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah. In Basic Neuroscience, one of three neuroscience resources, teachers and students will find helpful, illustrated explanations of essential neuroscience concepts, including inter-neuron...
Maharishi University of Management: The Brain Research Institute

This website presents The Brain Research Institute, located at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) and directed by Dr. Alarik Arenander, a neuroscientist and leading researcher in the field of brain development neurobiology. In addition to his work at MUM, Dr. Arenander has conducted cutting-edge research at UCLA, Penn State, and University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Brain Research...
Medical Xpress: Neuroscience News

The online medical health and news service Medical Xpress features articles on a number of categories, from cancer to dentistry. The neuroscience section, featured here, offers excellent coverage of the latest developments in brain research. The punchy, approachable articles update multiple times a day, with the contributing institution and journal of original publication also listed. Articles can...
Neuroscience & the Classroom

Neuroscience continues to attract a range of scientists and researchers, and more and more schools are incorporating at least a basic discussion of this area of science into their curriculum. This educational series produced by the Science Media Group at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics along with several other organizations offers 42 video segments for classroom use. The website...
NSF Special Report: Understanding the Brain

In 2013, President Obama unveiled "The Brain Initiative," a ten-year, nearly one billion dollar effort to unlock the mysteries of the brain. With contributions by everyone from the National Institute of Health (NIG) to the National Science Foundation (NSF) to Google, the initiative focuses on diverse fields and research methodologies. Readers will find much to explore on this accompanying website...
The New Yorker: The Neuroscience of Pain

As journalist Nicola Twilley writes, "[f]or scientists, pain has long presented an intractable problem: it is a physiological process, just like breathing or digestion, and yet it is inherently, stubbornly subjective--only you feel your pain." In this recent article by The New Yorker, which appeared in the July 2 print edition of the magazine, Twilley investigates what the growing field of...