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The Science of Mental Illness: Grades 6-8 

The Science of Metal Illness Pub Students gain insight into the biological basis of mental illnesses and how scientific evidence and research can help us understand its causes and lead to treatments and, ultimately, cures.

The Brain’s Inner Workings: Activities for Grades 9 through 12

This comprehensive collection of multimedia resources and inquiry-based activities tied to the National Science Education Standards help teachers and students learn about the structure, function and cognitive aspects of the human brain. The packet includes a teacher's manual, student manual, DVD of videos, and a CDROM of accompanying materials.

Brain Basics

Brain Basics provides information on how the brain works, how mental illnesses are disorders of the brain, and ongoing research that helps us better understand and treat disorders.

Neuroscience and Psychiatry Modules

These online teaching modules present case vignettes and video presentations on areas of neuroscience research that are relevant to clinicians. The first module explores research on cognitive deficits, a core feature of schizophrenia, as an example of how translational neuroscience can provide clues for treatment development. The second module describes animal models of fear that have informed human studies of fear/safety, anxiety, and anxiety disorders.