Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Roland Pochet, Ph.D.
Belgian neuroscientist Roland Pochet is a Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives member who was awarded the Dana/EDAB Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Outreach on Behalf of Brain Research at the 2018 FENS Forum. He has participated in #BrainWeek for more than 20 years, organizing events around the country, including the European Par...
How Sleep Affects Your Brain
The better you sleep at night, the better your brain will function, and the better you’ll feel. Learn about what goes on in the brain while you rest, the effects of sleep deprivation, and how to get a good night’s sleep.
How Stress Affects the Brain
Stress is a normal part of life, but when it becomes long-term or overwhelming, it can be harmful. Learn what happens in your brain when you’re stressed, how stress can negatively affect your body, and what practices you can adopt to help keep it under control. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
The Astonishing Effects of Exercise on Your Brain
What changes take place in the brain during and after exercise? How does exercise support deep and focused learning? In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki answers these questions and more.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D.
Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D., shares a personal story of convincing a reluctant secondary school manager to let the Cameroon Association for Neuroscience teach students about drug addiction, and the positive response she and her colleagues received afterwards.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Eric Chudler, Ph.D.
A #Brainweek partner for 25 years, Eric Chudler, Ph.D., discusses the camaraderie he feels with his colleagues and the rewarding experience of seeing young kids’ fascination with the brain grow.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Chrystalina Antoniades
It’s the personal connections! And through those connections, an opportunity for participating scientists to rethink how they approach their research.
How Exercise Affects the Brain
Exercise is good for your overall health—including your brain! Learn about its brain-health benefits and get tips for your own exercise routine. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
Memories, Decision-making, and Motivation
In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Daphna Shohamy dives deep into the human brain to explore the links between memories, decision-making, and motivation.
Mu-ming Poo Gives EDAB Special Lecture on Neuroethics at FENS 2020
“Non-human primate models for neurobiology and biomedicine" - Mu-ming Poo, Ph.D. (Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology), gives the EDAB Lecture on Neuroethics during the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Virtual Forum 2020.
Carla Shatz Gives Max Cowan Special Lecture at FENS 2020
“Synapses lost and found: Developmental critical periods and Alzheimer’s disease” - Carla Shatz, Ph.D. (BioX, Stanford University), gives the Max Cowan Special Lecture during the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Virtual Forum 2020.
Managing Your Screen Time
Digital technology has transformed our lives, but all the time we spend on our computers, smartphones, and tablets could be affecting our brains. Just as you manage your money or diet, it's important to manage screen time. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.