The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system.
BrainFacts.org is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public.
The brain is the most complex biological structure in the known universe. Neuroscience is a topic rich with exciting new discoveries, continuing profound unknowns, and critical implications for individuals, families, and societies.
The site is a public information initiative of The Kavli Foundation, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the Society for Neuroscience, all leading global nonprofit organizations working to advance brain research. Leading neuroscientists from around the world form the BrainFacts.org editorial board.