Find out more about the brain, neuropsychology and the science behind the movies
Publications on the internet
The Dana Sourcebook of Brain Science.
The Dana Foundation's free resource book for secondary and post-secondary teachers and students.
A free excerpted version of the Dana Sourcebook with fun activities and puzzles for secondary students.
Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System (2012).
Published by the Society for Neuroscience for secondary teachers and students. Free online and educators can request a free paperback copy of the 2012 version of Brain Facts by emailing BAW@SfN.org.
Brain Facts (2008) audio edition on itunes
Neuroscience - Science of the Brain: An Introduction for Young Scientists.
Leading scientists from the British Neuroscience Association have contributed chapters in their areas of expertise for this free primer. Available in English, Mandarin and Spanish.
Brain Science and Neuropsychology Books
Principles of Neuropsychology
This textbook focuses on human neuropsychology and emphasizes applied and clinical examples. Brain structure and function covers both cognitive areas (e.g. attention, memory) and a variety of neurological disorders. (Often used for Neuropsychology courses or Brain and Behavior courses: College level).
An Introduction to Brain and Behavior
This textbook focuses on the basic questions about the interplay between brain and behavior. (Often used for Physiological Psychology Courses: College level).
Memory and Amnesia
The science behind memory and amnesia with video links to actual amnesia cases here.