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Conference papers and proceedings
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
From molecules to minds.
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bruce M Altevogt; Matthew Hougan; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders.
|ISBN:||9780309120937 0309120934 1281972967 9781281972965|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 75 pages)|
Grand challenge : how does the human brain work and produce mental activity? --
Grand challenge : nature versus nurtrure : how does the interplay of biology and experience shape our brains and make us who we are? --
Grand challenge : how do we keep our brains healthy? Do we protect, restore, or enhance the functioning of our brains as we age? --
Inspiring the next generation of scientists --
Challenges and technical limitations --
Ethical considerations --
Conclusion: On the cusp --
|Responsibility:||Matthew Hougan and Bruce Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.|
The Institute of Medicine Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders hosted the leading neuroscientists in the world, for a workshop titled 'From Molecules to Minds: Challenges for the 21st Century'. This work provides the issues and challenges facing the field of neuroscience as presented to those in attendance at the workshop.
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