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For many people, the best way to learn something is while interacting with an experienced and attentive mentor. University courses, whether on campus or online are the "go-to" for that opportunity. Not everyone can afford the time or the expense to manage a class schedule. Here are some recommended alternatives.

Do you want to teach yourself neuroscience?

The following resources are all completely free and available online.

Mini-Course on Whole-Brain Emulation

Science of the Brain: An Introduction for Young Students (BNA)

Neuroscience Online, an Open-Access Neuroscience Electronic Textbook

The Brain Facts Book by the Society for Neuroscience

The free online course by Harvard University: Fundamentals of Neuroscience course

More free online courses in the edX series: