Brain Imaging Web Resources

Government Sites:
The Basics of Brain Imaging
This site, from NIH's National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA), provides a good, non-technical overview of brain imaging technology, including MRI and fMRI.

President's Council on Bioethics
This link points to the neuroethics section of President's Council on Bioethics website.

Other Sites:
Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center, Northwestern University
The Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the following pursuits: conducting research to discover how the brain coordinates mental functions such as memory, language, attention, and emotion; transferring the benefits of this research to patients with brain diseases that impair cognitive function; training researchers and clinicians who want to work in this field

Neuroethics Society
The Neuroethics society was formed in May of 2006 by scholars, scientists and clinicians who share an interest in the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience.

The Whole Brain Atlas (Harvard Medical School)
Features images of the brain acquired using a variety of imaging techniques, and for a variety of clinical conditions (stroke, Alzheimer's, Huntington's, etc.)

 
 

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