May 10, 2008
By: Alvaro Fernandez
We recently prepared a Directory of Web Sites as part of our Resources section. You will find some gems here, in a variety of areas:
>> The Dana Foundation offers several excellent online resources:
– Brainy Kids Online offers children, teens, parents and teachers links to games, labs, education resources and lesson plans.
– BrainWeb: general information about the brain and current brain research, as well as links to validated sites related to more than 25 brain disorders.
– Brain Resources for Seniors provides older adults and their caretakers with links to sites related to brain health, education and general information.
>> PBS’s The Secret Life of the Brain: fun website including a history of the brain, anatomy, illusions, brain scanning, and development from child through adulthood.
>> Brain Awareness Week 2008: an international series of events to increase public awareness about the brain.
>> Society for Neuroscience: neuroscience information for scientists, the general public, the press, legislators, and educators.
>> Healthy Brain Initiative: policy initiative led by the CDC to develop a comprehensive Cognitive Health roadmap.
>> Brain Health: resources and lifestyle advice provided by AARP.
>> NeuroInsights: a market research and advisory company focused on the neurotechnology sector.
>> Maintain Your Brain: resources and lifestyle advice provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.
>> Attention Research Update: great source of information for research and treatments regarding Attention Deficits, published by Dr. David Rabiner, a Senior Research Scientist at Duke University.