Briefing Papers and Primers take an in-depth look at basic and timely brain-related topics, like traumatic brain injury and obesity.
Science history, lessons, and activities, and news are covered at these sites.
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.
News and analysis on the implications of brain research.
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.
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.
While our short-term memory ability may peak in youth, other cognitive skills hit their strides much later, researchers report from a series of crowd-sourced experiments.
Many researchers at a New York Academy of
Sciences symposium described a “nexus of nutrition, aging, and dementia.”
Dana grantee Kevin J. Tracey, a pioneer of “bioelectric
medicine,” and his colleagues are testing vagus nerve stimulation devices for
possible use in severe rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.
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.
Can imaging tell us if scary labels on cigarette
packages prompt smokers to quit? Researchers look for signs that might track
how persuasive psychological and social interventions will be.