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About Traumatic Brain Injury - brainline.org
Basic information about Traumatic Brain injury, including links to articles and videos. Information about traumatic brain injury sorted by topic - All TBI Topics

Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimer's Association
Topics include: Facts and Figures, Stages, Younger/Early Onset, Dementia, 10 signs, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Myths and much more.

BrainFacts.org
"A public information resource for the neuroscience community to explain what neuroscientists do, share the excitement of scientific discovery, and tout the impact for individuals, families, and societies."

Brain Function, Anatomy & Diagram
Interactive brain map.

Brain Tour - Alzheimer's Association
Image heavy powerpoint presentation that covers both brain basics and Alzheimer's effect on the brain.

The Ear - Neuroscience for Kids
Information about hearing, hearing loss and balance as well as links to interactive demonstrations and activities.

FMRIB Centre - Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Introduction to FMRI (background, maps, uses, etc.)

How Vision Works - Brain Connection
Explains how we see and the connection between vision and the brain.

Learning and Memory - The Dana Guide
Including information about the modes, stages and anatomy of memory and learning.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Separated by illness - provides information on symptoms, theories, treatments, related resources and related links on different illnesses.

National Geographic: The Brain
"This interactive web resource has articles with photos and demonstrations about how the brain works to process information from our bodies, generate thoughts and emotions, store and recall memories, and control movement."

The Neurotropin: Pain for Dummies
A 10 part series - "what you always wanted to know about pain but were afraid to ask".

NIDA for Teens - Facts on Drugs
"Get the facts: Find the real facts fast on how different drugs affect the brain and body"

NINDS Disorders
"NINDS Disorders is an index of neurological conditions provided by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). This valuable tool offers detailed descriptions, facts on treatment and prognosis, and patient organization contact information for over 250 identified neurological disorders."

Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System - The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
Information about the Autonomic Nervous System including anatomy, function, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Parkinson's Disease - X-Plain module from the Patient Education Institute
Interactive health tutorial about Parkinson's Disease. (Anatomy, symptoms, treatment, etc.)

RSS Press Releases - American Academy of Neurology
Subscribe to research as soon as it's published in Neurology. Available by category (ex. Alzheimer's Disease and Memory, Brain Injury, Stroke, etc.)

Society for Neuroscience - Neuroscience Core Concepts
"Neuroscience Core Concepts offer fundamental principles that one should know about the brain and nervous system, the most complex living structure known in the universe. They are a practical resource about:

  • How your brain works and how it is formed.
  • How it guides you through the changes in life.
  • Why it is important to increase understanding of the brain."

Spinal Cord Injury Facts and Figures at a Glance (2011)
From the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) which supports the collection, management, and analysis of the world's largest and longest spinal cord injury research database.

Spine Nerve Diagram
An interactive diagram of the spine and which areas of the body are influenced by the different areas of the spine.

WebMD - Parkinson's Disease
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Parkinson's Disease

 

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