Dana Foundation http://www.dana.org/default.aspx The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a non-profit organization of over 280 leading neuroscientists dedicated to increasing public awareness of brain research. This website contains a wide range of high quality resources related to the brain for professionals and the public.
The National Academies Press. [http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=9824] Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development. This is a book published by DBASSE and the Institute of Medicine which explores the development of the child’s brain and the impact of early experience and social relationships.
Wellcome Trust [http://www.youramazingbrain.org/] This is a UK website that is targeted at Psychology teachers and students and contains content in areas such brain and body, senses, inside your brain, love and sex, memory, test yourself and brain changes. The lively site is designed so learners can involve themselves in various quizzes and experiments.
Social Neuroscience [http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17470919.asp] Social Neuroscience offers empirical articles that focus on how the brain mediates social cognitions, interpersonal relationships, group and emotional interactions and other areas that deal with social and personality psychology.
Neuroethics Society [http://www.neuroethicssociety.org/ ] This is a newly developed society interested in the social, legal and policy implications of advances in neuroscience. Its mission is to promote the development and responsible application of neuroscience through interdisciplinary research and public engagement.
Society For Neuroscience [ http://www.sfn.org/index.aspx?pagename=scienceAdvocacy] Education and advocacy are central to the mission of this non-profit organization. SFN engages and informs policymakers about new knowledge from neuroscience including possible impacts on public policy and society.
BIBLIOGRAPHIES Given the newness of neuroscience in social work, no online bibliographies in this area could be located. The author includes one at the end of this document. The bibliographic sites which follow reflect both general neuroscience bibliographies, and a range of special sites associated with social work interests such as parenting, education, autism, and ethics.
Neurodiversity.Com [http://www.neurodiversity.com/neuropsychology.html] This is a list of books on neuropsychology and autism that also permits purchase from the website. Descriptions of the books and an image of their covers are included. @ 2013 Robert J. MacFadden, All Rights Reserved Top Home