Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name BrainFacts
Owner/Developer Society for Neuroscience
Country United States of America
Languages English
Contact email
Description is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public. seeks to share what neuroscientists know, explore what they don’t yet know fully, and discuss how today’s research advances understanding. The site’s content, which is reviewed by scientists for accuracy, seeks to: Inform the public about exciting discoveries related to brain structure and function, and dispel common “neuromyths.” Provide science educators with easy-to-use, fun, scientifically valid resources, to use in — and beyond — the classroom. Explore growing understanding about the biological foundations of neurological and psychiatric diseases that affect about one billion people worldwide. Spark dialogue about the progress, potential, and importance of neuroscience research.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Specialized website
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) General public, Educators
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Refinement
Purpose Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)