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The Administration for Community Living has partnered with the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and leading research groups to offer you valuable brain health resources. This information can serve as a great starting point in becoming brain healthy.
Developed by the National Institute of Mental Health, this website will introduce you to some of the science behind these questions:
- How the brain develops
- How genes and the environment affect the brain
- The basic structure of the brain
- How different parts of the brain communicate and work with each other
- How changes in the brain can lead to mental disorders, such as depression.
The mission of SharpBrains is to provide independent, research-based information and guidance to navigate the growing cognitive and brain fitness market.
www.SharpBrains.com is the firm’s educational blog and website and is one of the most popular brain blogs around.
The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs. Its mission is to advance brain research and educate the public in a responsible manner about the potential of research. Online and in print, the Foundation offers neuroscience-related publications, including exclusive news and feature articles and interviews, briefing papers, primers, and a blog. The online journal Cerebrum offers thought-provoking ideas from leading researchers, and the monthly periodical Brain in the News features the top brain-related stories from external publications. Report on Progress offers readers brief articles by experts on the latest advances on brain research.
is an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH and is designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life. Exercise is one of the main ingredients for a healthy brain so check out this website and get started on a healthier you today!
HEADS UP is a series of educational initiatives, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that all have a common goal: Protect kids and teens by raising awareness and informing action to improve prevention, recognition, and response to concussion and other serious brain injuries. Initially, HEADS UP materials addressed health care professionals and their important role in diagnosing and managing concussions. More recent HEADS UP initiatives focus on sports programs and schools as key places to share concussion information with coaches, parents, and school professionals. HEADS UP educational materials are designed to help support individuals and organizations with their concussion efforts and are available in a variety of formats.
This blog post is intended to be an exploration of a paradigm shift in which Dr. Lieff examines the scientific understanding of the connection between the mind and the material world. Posts examine scientific discoveries, as they appear, in the fields of neuroscience, animal behavior, microbiology, molecular biology, evolution and biophysics and explore their relevance to the emerging view of the mind as an integral part of nature. Dr. Lieff graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in mathematics, and Harvard Medical School with an M.D. He is a practicing psychiatrist, with specialties in geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry. He was a pioneer in geriatric psychiatry, building some of the first geriatric medical/psychiatry hospital units, and the largest geriatric treatment network in New England, which he directed for twenty years. He is a specialist in the interface of psychiatry, neurology, and medicine.
The I-LABS Library of Training Modules provides an in-depth look at unique topics in the science of child development giving particular attention to cognitive development. Access to the video modules are free once you register for a free account.