“There is no question that this is an exciting time for neuroscience. These major projects around the globe give us great opportunities to let the public know about why our work is important.”

John Morrison, PhD, is the director of the California National Primate Research Center at the University of California, Davis and editor-in-chief and founder of Society of Neuroscience’s educational website, BrainFacts.org. He was recently interviewed by the Society for Neuroscience and discussed the importance of communicating research to legislators, policymakers, the public, and the families who may be affected by brain diseases or disorders and assure them that progress is being made. Read the full interview here.

“Near daily news reports about new technologies, new understandings, and even new hypotheses are raising the public consciousness about scientific research that will have great impact on human health and disease.” John Morrison