The HOPES Brain Tutorial presents a guided tour of the human brain and its parts on the Stanford Huntington Disease web site.
"The Brain From Top to Bottom" presented by McGill University in Canada
An interactive brain development illustration from the NY Times which shows various stages of brain development (age 4-21) and provides a visual representation generated via MRI scans.
The Association for Supportive Child Care is a non-profit organization offering a variety of programs related to training professionals, a quarterly newsletter with articles and schedules for training programs offered throughout the state. In addition, ASCCAZ maintains a child care network referral service, click on www.azchildcare.org.
The Brain Connection is a web resource from Scientific Learning Corporation that brings together easy-to-understand information on a variety of topics such as learning, development, memory, reading and motivation, along with many additional links. Their bi-weekly newsletter “Brain Buzz” highlights all the latest information on the brain.
The Child Trauma Academy is a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas. The website offers information about their services, materials and other links to more information on topics such as attachment and bonding, neglect, abuse and the brain.
The DANA Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation with principal interests in brain science, immunology and arts education. Their site contains many links to reputable sites and a subscription to their newsletter or email newsletter.
Discover magazine’s website contains many articles on the mind/brain, although not necessarily specific to early childhood.
The Families and Work Institute is a non-profit research organization that studies the changing workforce, workplace and the changing family and community. They conduct a number of research studies and publish several reports on a variety of topics each year.
This site provides a highly interactive journey through the inner workings of the mind. One can learn many facts about areas of the brain and brain function in easy-to-understand terms.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children is the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8. For an early childhood program to receive NAEYC Academy Accreditation it is a mark of quality. To learn the NAEYC accredited programs in your state visit www.naeyc.org/academy/search/.
A Public Broadcasting Service series called The Secret Life of the Brain. This site is very interactive and informative. The series includes information on the baby brain, child brain, teenager, adult and aging brain.
Zero to Three is a national non-profit, multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to support the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. Their site offers a variety of topics to choose from to get the latest information, answers to frequently asked questions and other related resources. Click here to link to an interactive baby brain.