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Challenge your brain with these exciting games and activities.


 The Lab 

No need for goggles and lab coats—experiment virtually at the sites listed here.

Brain Awareness Week

Each March, we celebrate a week of celebrating the brain. Find out what events will be happening near you.. 

Scouts Healthy Brain Initiative 

Resources to help plan a troop meeting about neuroscience.

Recent Articles

The Placebo Effect

What is a "placebo effect" and how can it be neutralized?

Imaging of Cognitive Impairment from Soccer Heading-Related Brain Injury

Dana Foundation grantee Michael Lipton is looking at the cumulative effect of heading impacts by monitoring changes in brain structure and function with diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive tests. 

Teasing Apart How Food Can Make Us Well

Many researchers at a New York Academy of Sciences symposium described a “nexus of nutrition, aging, and dementia.” 

What Were You Thinking?! – Understanding the Neurobiology of the Teen Brain

Wrong-headed teen behavior isn’t due necessarily a lack of knowing right from wrong, but rather an inability to hold back the wrong answer or behavior. One of our series of Reports on Progress.

When the Myth is the Message: Neuromyths and Education

A recent survey suggests that neuromyths are more pervasive in the educational community than we might think, and this may work against academic achievement. We investigate some of the most common myths, explaining their scientific origins and realities. One of our series of briefing papers.

Swiss Neuroscientists Induce Spooky ‘Feeling of a Presence’ in Healthy Volunteers

The researchers expect that such investigations ultimately could offer insights into related neuroscientific issues such as the neural origins of hallucinated voices in schizophrenia and the delusional sense of being controlled by someone else.