Publisher: Society for Neuroscience 2016
Number of pages: 96
Brain Facts is a 96-page primer on the brain and nervous system, published by SfN. 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.
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