Related Resources

The links below are online references for additional resources in the study of memory using an fMRI. These range from professional societies that maintain links to areas that any reader can explore in this field. Many of the linked sites provide resources for further study, as well as downloadable resources that can be used for classroom teaching.


The Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging is a research center based in the Department of Radiology of the Massachusetts General Hospital. They currently use conventional, high speed and high field magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, MR spectroscopy, optical imaging, magnetoencephalography (MEG), and electroencephalography (EEG) to explore properties of biological systems and to develop ways to treat human pathologies such as cancer, mental illness and cardiovascular disorders.


The Cognitive Science Society has the latest news and information on conferences, funding, and employment, along with a host of related conferences.

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping provides an educational forum for the exchange of up-to-the-minute and ground-breaking research across modalities exploring human brain mapping.

The American Society of Neuroimaging is an international, professional organization representing neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and other neuroscientists who are dedicated to the advancement of techniques used to evaluate the nervous system.


The Society for Neuroscience addresses the study of brain development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, movement, sleep, stress, aging and neurological and psychiatric disorders. It also includes the molecules, cells and genes responsible for nervous system functioning.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the United States, governed under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Human Frontier Science Program supports novel, innovative, and interdisciplinary basic research focused on the complex mechanisms of living organisms; topics range from molecular and cellular approaches to systems and cognitive neuroscience.


Cranial nerve tutorial. Fundamental information about the cranial nerves.

Neuroanatomy and pathology on the Internet is a searchable directory compiled for medical students, residents, and other health professionals.

Online References

The Human Brain is an online virtual hospital site hosted by the University of Iowa that provides a stunning array of images of the human central nervous system from infants to adults.

The Whole Brain atlas, hosted by the Harvard Medical School, displays pictures from MRI to fMRI in various disease states.