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The Secret Life of the Brain
History of the Brain 3-D Brain Anatomy Mind Illusions Scanning the Brain The Episodes:
episode 5: The Aging Brain
Overview Resources

episode features
Through Many Lives photo of a man and woman  
Episode 5 Resources

General | Anatomy | Scanning

Clinical Trials
Current information about clinical research studies.

New Drug Development Process
Explains the process of how the government now approves new drugs.

The Alzheimer's Association
The website of the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease. Has information for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, researchers, and the media, as well as contact information for local chapters.

The Alzheimer Research Forum
A site oriented towards Alzheimer's researchers, but with a good section for the general public about research advances, treatments and clinical trials, Alzheimer's associations, clinical research centers, support groups, and advocacy.

General Resources

Dana Foundation
Provides information on all aspects of the brain and brain science

Neuroscience for Kids
One of the best and most comprehensive brain-related sites on the web

Fun, interactive features that teach kids about a variety of science topics

Brain Basics at the NIH brain_basics_know_your_brain.htm
A brain primer from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Exploring the Senses
Activies showing the connection between the brain and our five senses

Brain Backgrounders Glossary BrainBackgrounders/index.html
Definitions for common neuroscience terms.

Neurosurgery On Call
An introduction to neurosurgery with resources for patients and physicians.


The Whole Brain Atlas
View detailed brain scans

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
View and compare the brains of all sorts of species

Gray's Anatomy
The classic anatomy book is now online

Probe the Brain
Interactive feature that shows what parts of the brain control movement

An amazing Java applet that allows you to explore the brain

Brain Scanning

How Stuff Works: MRI


Towards and Alzheimer's cure
Alzheimer's Vaccine
Is a cure within reach?
Stanley Kunitz
Poems by Stanley Kunitz
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Video Clips
Video Clip
The brainís memories.

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