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When we see a familiar face, we know instantly if we can remember that person's name. That's because the human brain has... see more

This description is taken from the site. The National Coalition for Health Profession Education in Genetics (NCHPEG),... see more

A 2005 Scientific American article on differences between male and female brains.

How do humans negatively affect biodiversity? Our actions in a given environment cause problems directly and indirectly.... see more

This tutotorial is one of two made available to the public that have been designed to support an advanced biological... see more

Khan Academy video tutorial series on the synapse. Includes 6 videos relevant to an introduction to neural communication... see more

This is a free, online book that “describes describes the types of medications used to treat mental disorders, side... see more

This is a free, online textbook/course. According to the authors, "This unit explores a number of issues relating to... see more

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of neurobiology - the biology of our nervous system, from... see more

This course encompasses the study of eating as it affects the health and well-being of every human. Topics include taste... see more

This is a free, online book that “on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that explains what it is, treatment options,... see more

This is a free, online book that “describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and... see more

In this segment of Secrets of the Mind, Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran explains his research on why phantom limb pain occurs.... see more

This class examines the relationship between a number of mind-altering substances and cultural processes. We look at the... see more

An overview of synapses and how they function.

Illustration and animation of synaptic transmission in neurons.

This is a free, online textbook. The authors suggest, "The body has traditionally been treated as a biological object in... see more

The site walks the user through the 12 cranial nerves with pictures and descriptions.

This site offers a "guided tour of the human brain and its parts." It is available in both a Flash and non-Flash version.... see more

This is a free, online textbook. According to the authors, "This unit examines issue of nature and nurture, how genes and... see more

Among the most significant intellectual developments of the twentieth century is the increasing recognition that all... see more

This is essentially an online textbook on the anatomy and physiology of the visual system created by individuals at the... see more

This site is part of a larger one that addressed topics covered in metabolic biochemistry. This module discusses various... see more

A multimedia guide to genetic disorders. Disorders addressed include Fragile X Syndrome, PKU, and Down Syndrome.