Category Archives: Media

The Many Faces of Brain Awareness Week

This March, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Brain Awareness Week (BAW)! It’s come a long way in the last two decades, from an initial 160 partners in the United States to more than 520 partners in 59 countries and … Continue reading

Posted in BAW, Brain Awareness Week, DABI, Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Education, Events, Kids, Media, Neuroeducation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in behavior, Books, Love, Media, Neuroeducation, Valentine's Day | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Art of Losing: Alzheimer’s Awareness in Still Alice

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to witness people documenting their daily rituals—the food they’re eating, the clothes they’re wearing, who they’re with, or where they’re going. At times it feels as though the public is obsessed with preserving these seemingly insignificant … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's disease, Media | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dana YouTube Channel

Did you know the Dana Foundation has a YouTube channel? You can find all of our videos in one place, including entire Staying Sharp and AAAS events. Recent videos often find their way to the Dana homepage, as was the … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Neurobiology of Resilience

Rather than focusing only on the bad effects of stress, should researchers also look for ways to induce resilience to treat depression and anxiety disorders? Based on recent research, Eric Nestler, Ph.D., a Dana Alliance member and chair of neuroscience … Continue reading

Posted in Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Dana publications, Media, mental health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment