Primers take an in-depth look at basic principles of neuroscience.
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Reviews by eminent neuroscientists of specific areas of research, including normal function, disease, and new technologies.
News, events, and commentary on bridging neuroscience and education.
The Dana Alliance provides brain and neuron models, posters, and related educational materials to neuroscience departments to be used for educational outreach programming at local schools, community centers, museums, summer camps, etc.
(Listen to Q&A with David G. Amaral, Ph.D.)
Autism is a broad, complex, and increasingly important brain disorder. Making it especially difficult to discuss in finite, conclusive terms is the fact that there is no biological test for autism; diagnosis is based on behavior, and the only verified treatment is intensive behavior therapy. Our author examines the prenatal factors that contribute to the disorder.
trials of methods of sound discrimination and visual discrimination suggest new
methods to try to help children read.
The need to incorporate sex influences in brain research is
becoming more widely accepted, but how the research community should address
sex as a biological variable remains hotly debated.
Many children are at a disadvantage even before they walk into an early Head Start or pre-K program.What do we know and what can be done to mitigate the long-term effects of this deficit? A researcher, an outreach specialist, and a federal official discussed data,programs, and policy during a recent forum in Washington, DC.
early, prospective study suggests that pinpointing where children are on a
scale of brain connectivity could tell doctors which child is at risk of