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episode 4: The Adult Brain
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To Think by Feeling Antonio Damasio  
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General | Anatomy | Scanning


Emotional Brain

DESCARTES' ERROR: EMOTION, REASON, AND THE HUMAN BRAIN, Antonio Damasio (Avon Books, 1995)

THE FEELING OF WHAT HAPPENS, Antonio Damasio (Harcourt, 1999, 2000)

"Subcortical and cortical brain activity during the feeling of self-generated emotions", Antonio Damasio, Nature Neuroscience vol. 3:1049-1056

PTSD

National Center for PTSD
http://www.ncptsd.org/

PTSD Alliance
http://www.ptsdalliance.org/home2.html


Depression

National Foundation For Depressive Illness
http://www.depression.org/

Neurobiology and Behavior
http://neurobiology.uci.edu/

A Science Odyssey: Human Behavior
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/thenandnow/humbeh.html


Laughter

Neuroscience for Kids -- Laughter and the Brain
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/laugh.html


Stroke

National Stroke Association
http://www.stroke.org/


General Resources

Dana Foundation
http://www.dana.org/
Provides information on all aspects of the brain and brain science

Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
One of the best and most comprehensive brain-related sites on the web

BrainPop
http://www.brainpop.com/
Fun, interactive features that teach kids about a variety of science topics

Brain Basics at the NIH
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/pubs/ brain_basics_know_your_brain.htm
A brain primer from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Exploring the Senses
http://www.hhmi.org/senses/
Activies showing the connection between the brain and our five senses

Brain Backgrounders Glossary
http://apu.sfn.org/content/Publications/ BrainBackgrounders/index.html
Definitions for common neuroscience terms.

Neurosurgery On Call
http://www.neurosurgery.org
An introduction to neurosurgery with resources for patients and physicians.


Anatomy

The Whole Brain Atlas
http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/home.html
View detailed brain scans

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
http://brainmuseum.org/
View and compare the brains of all sorts of species

Gray's Anatomy
http://www.bartleby.com/107/
The classic anatomy book is now online

Probe the Brain
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/brain/
Interactive feature that shows what parts of the brain control movement

"Sushi"
http://www.cs.uoregon.edu/~tomc/jquest/
An amazing Java applet that allows you to explore the brain


Brain Scanning

How Stuff Works: MRI
http://www.howstuffworks.com/mri6.htm

ScaleSpace
http://scalespace.com/index.shtml



Laughter
Laughter
Whatís behind a smiling face?
Video Clips
Video Clip
How we feel.



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