European Dana Alliance for the Brain

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EDAB Member News  


     Highlights from the June 2015 Issue: 

    • Dana Alliance Extends International                       Membership
    • EDAB and INS Present Symposium
    • BAW Celebrates 20 Years of Education and         Outreach
    • Member's Views: John H. Bryne
    • 2014 Cerebrum Anthology
    • Dana Awards Grant to Royal Society
    • Dana Library and Research Centre                           Announced by Science Museum
    • AAAS/Dana Neuroscience and Society                 Events
    • Staying Sharp in the US and UK
    • In the Lab: Harold Bekkering
    • Downloadable Publications, Translations,             and Resources
    • New 2014 Alliance Members

EDAB Member News Cover January 2015     

Highlights from January 2015 Issue:

  • EDAB at FENS 2014 
  • Thinking Aloud, Pierre Magistretti
  • News in Brief
  • Profile: Marian Joëls
  • EDAB Members Photos-
        Alliance Receptions at FENS and SFN
  • New EDAB Members
  • EDAB Members' Awards, Honors
  • EDAB Members' News

 Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research 
A pamphlet that provides answers to commonly asked questions about the brain and its disorders. Learn whether memory loss is an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease; how brain-imaging techniques have affected neuroscience research and clinical care; what purpose sleep serves for the brain, and more.

 Also available, a series of  one-page downloads based on Q&A booklet, fact sheets, puzzles, and more (English only).

 Brain_Connections_2011_cover Brain Connections: Your Source Guide to Information on Brain Diseases and Disorders 
A pocket-sized resource booklet produced for the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (US), listing more than 240 organizations to help those looking for information, referrals and other guidance in connection with brain-related disorders. Listings provide mailing addresses, toll-free numbers, e-mail and Web site addresses and identify the primary services each organization provides. Note: this booklet lists only U.S. organisations.


MoreMindbogglersCVR_thmb.jpg More Mindbogglers 
An addition to It's Mindboggling!, this publication is a closer look at learning and memory, the senses, drug addiction, and how the brain and nervous system work, for elementary and middle school students. 

Also available in: Turkish

It's Mindboggling!
Packed with information about the brain in a fun format of games, riddles, and puzzles, this booklet is perfect for secondary school students.

Also available in: Turkish


 mindboggling_workout_thmb.jpg  Mindboggling Workbook
A fun-filled activity book about the brain for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-9).  Provides an introduction to how the brain works, what the brain does, its importance, and how to take care of it. 

Also available in: Turkish and Portuguese 


Stay Sharp Bookmark 
This bookmark illustrates four lifestyle factors that may contribute to the maintenance of cognitive function: mental activity, physical activity, social engagement, and the control of vascular risk factors.

MemoryAging_thumb.jpg   Staying Sharp: Memory and Aging 
Moments of forgetfulness happen to everyone, even the young.  But as we get older, they may leave us wondering if we're losing our mental edge.

Also available in: Mandarin

 LateLifeBrainDisorders_thumb.jpg  Staying Sharp: Late Life Brain Disorders: Getting the Facts
Is there anyone who doesn't desire to live life to the fullest every day, no matter their age?  Learn about a few of the most common and most debilitating late-life brain disorders: dementia, depression, stroke, Parkinson's disease, and chronic pain.

Also available in: Mandarin

 LearningAsWeAge_thumb.jpg   Staying Sharp: Learning as We Age
According to the latest brain research, actively engaging our brains in learning throughout life can have a significant impact on how well our brains age. Find out what neuroscience has revealed about lifelong learning.

Also available in: Mandarin

Publications only available in French, Italian, German and Spanish
 Quiz on the brain No 1 (French, Italian, and German)
Quiz on the brain No 2 (French, Italian, and German)
Quiz on the brain No 3 (French, Italian, and German)
The synaptic transmission (French and German)
Neurobiology of the memory (French, Italian, and German)
Neurobiology of the stress (French, Italian, and German)
The brain, what is it? (French, Italian, and German)
Press kit. Male brain/female brain (French, Italian, and German)
EDAB Infos: The Memory (French, Italian, German, and Spanish)
EDAB Infos: Dependencies (French, Italian, German, and Spanish)

VIDEO- "Are we getting some sleep tonight or what?" is a play about the biochemical processes of sleep created to raise awareness and further education of students about the physiology of sleep and its importance to the human body. The play is sponsored by Hellenic Clinical Neurophysiology Society and supported by Hellenic Sleep Research Society, Hellenic Society for Neurosciences, and Greek National Union of Biochemists.