Category Archives: Books

National Geographic Features Split-Brain Pioneer

For more than fifty years, DABI member Michael Gazzaniga, Ph.D., has been working towards fostering our understanding of the human brain. During the summer of 1964, he worked under neurobiologist Roger Sperry at the California Institute of Technology and contributed … Continue reading

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The Biology of Love: Who We Choose and Why

Valentine’s Day inspires a post about someone who has dedicated her career to studying the science behind attraction and desire. For more than thirty years, Helen Fisher, Ph.D., has studied the link between brain chemistry and romantic love, in hopes … Continue reading

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Helping Scientists Translate Their Work for the Lay Public

Since the 1980s, the Dana Foundation has actively promoted and participated in communicating science to the lay public. Helping to lead those efforts was Jane Nevins, Dana Press editor-in-chief emerita, who edited scientist-written publications and books for nearly twenty-five years, … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: Brain Books

Looking for your next beach read? Check out these books about the brain written by Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives members.
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Rudolph Tanzi Authors New Book and Stars in PBS Special

Dana Alliance member Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., is the co-author of Super Brain, a book that was adapted for a PBS television special.
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