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.



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: https://www.edx.org/learn/neuroscience