A growing collection of online public resources integrating extensive gene expression and neuroanatomical data, complete with a novel suite of search and viewing tools.
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2011 marks the 75th anniversary that many would prefer to forget: of the first lobotomy in the US. It was performed by an ambitious young American neurologist called Walter Freeman. Over his career, Freeman went on to perform perhaps 3,000 lobotomies, on both adults and later on children. He often performed 10 procedures or more a day. Perhaps 40,000 patients in the US were lobotomised during the heyday of the operation – and an estimated 17,000 more in the UK.
The one-stop metasource for neuropsychology information on the Internet. Includes online forum, links, and search pages.
Nearly all of the survivors of a traumatic head injury and their families with whom I have worked have had one complaint: There is nothing written that explains head injury in clear, easy to understand language. Most say the available material is too medical or too difficult to read. The goal of this online book is to better prepare the head injured person and family for the long road ahead.
Made famous by the awe-inspiring Dr. Oliver Sacks, encephalitis lethargica is one of many disorders in the group of encephalitis. From the movie Awakenings, which was one of the most popular medical influenced movies of all time, encephalitis is called “the sleeping sickness.”
Extensive list of neuroscience links provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science
A growing collection of neuroscience, psychology, neuroimaging and brain science videos, originally founded by ChannelN author Sandra Kiume.