Happy Brain Awareness Week!

This week (13-19 March 2017) is Brain Awareness Week! This awesome initiative is an international celebration of the brain, organised by the DANA foundation, that aims to increase knowledge about the brain as well as the value of neuroscience research.  As part of SANS’ mission to foster interest in the brain and provide a means Read more about Happy Brain Awareness Week![…]

Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Week (13 – 19 March 2017) is an international celebration of the brain, organised by the DANA foundation, that aims to increase knowledge about the brain as well as the value of neuroscience research.  As part of SANS’ mission to foster interest in the brain and provide a means of communication about neuroscience Read more about Brain Awareness Week[…]

Information on Brain Diseases and Disorders

Neuroscience research strives to uncover the mechanisms underlying different brain disorders.  If you are interested in learning more about specific diseases, there are several useful websites.   National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism                  The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism provides information on the effects of Read more about Information on Brain Diseases and Disorders[…]

Neuroscience MOOCs

If you are interested in gaining a more advanced knowledge of neuroscience, or maybe even considering a career as a career, there are several massive open online courses (MOOCs) that can provide you with a better idea of what studying neuroscience may include.   Coursera Coursera offers multiple courses from different universities on the brain Read more about Neuroscience MOOCs[…]

Neuroscience Podcasts

There are a range of fantastic neuroscience podcasts that allow you to keep up to date with new research in topical areas of neuroscience.  Unfortunately, most of the podcasts may be more suitable to those with a science background but they make for interesting listening.  Moreover, subscription to these podcasts is free.   Brain Matters Read more about Neuroscience Podcasts[…]

General Neuroscience Resources

There are several online resources that provide information on neuroscience. Brain Facts.org http://www.brainfacts.org/ This website contains information about basic brain anatomy, physiology and development, as well as material about different diseases and disorders.  The multiple resources include educator tools, videos, articles, blog posts, interactive games etc. and can be filtered according to the age of Read more about General Neuroscience Resources[…]