For Educators

Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studies the neural mechanisms that map the space around us, and how they link to memory and imagination.
  • TED
A fascinating report in the journal "Current Biology" states that patients with "locked in syndrome" can communicate by controlling the size of their pupils
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Take a look inside the bustling mouse brain in this video.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
What is the Invisible Gorilla and what can it teach us about inattentional blindness? Watch this video and find out.
  • Beckman Institute
Meet Olga Kotelko, 93-year old track star, and see how she has maintained brain and body fitness.
  • Beckman Institute
How are factual and social knowledge linked? Vietnam veterans with focal brain injuries help neuroscientists determine the answer in this video.
  • Beckman Institute
Learn how bionics are changing people's lives today: helping the blind see, the deaf hear, and a woman with one arm fold her shirts.
  • National Geographic
What does 'addiction' mean? Explore how researchers understand addiction and find out the science behind it.
  • Wellcome Trust
Learn how alcohol and nicotine affect the brain, and why they are illegal for children and teens in this series of lesson plans.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
How many billions of neurons are in the human brain? Find out the answer and learn other mind-blowing facts about your brain.
  • PHD Comics
Can the zebrafish teach us about human development?
  • National Institutes of Health
Can we use human medicine to figure out what makes zombies... zombies?
  • TED