A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System
Brain Facts is a 74-page primer on the brain and nervous system, published by Society for Neuroscience.
Designed for a lay audience as an introduction to neuroscience, Brain Facts is also a valuable educational resource used by high school teachers and students who participate in Brain Awareness Week.
The 2008 edition updates all sections and includes new information on brain development, learning and memory, language, neurological and psychiatric illnesses, potential therapies, and more.
Download the full book (PDF) or download individual sections below. All downloads are PDFs.
Note: reposted from http://www.sfn.org/index.aspx?pagename=brainfacts