Category Archives: Media

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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Tom Insel: Blazing Trails in Science

Dana Alliance member Thomas R. Insel has been a staunch trailblazer in neuroscience and psychiatry with an amazing capacity for doing it with, as a recent New York Times article states, “a reflexively earnest good nature.” As the director of … Continue reading

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Last Day to Vote for Brain Awareness Week Video

Today is the last day to vote for the People’s Choice Brain Awareness Week video. First place wins $500!
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Putting “Brains on Trial”–A New PBS Series

Alan Alda and team investigates neuroscience’s potential effects on the law in upcoming 2-part documentary.
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Brain-Related TV Shows

Two television programs explore the brain and how it can (often easily) be tricked.
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