Dana Press Books

Welcome to Dana Press, which annually publishes a Cerebrum anthology and an occasional in-house special project. The Press’ 34 former titles include 16 written by Dana Alliance for Brain Initiative members. View the complete list here.

Cerebrum Anthology 2017 cover (official)

Cerebrum 2017: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science offers timely ideas in neuroscience and book reviews from a cross-section of prominent neuroscientists. Among the essays in this book: David Amaral examines the prenatal factors that may contribute to autism; Dharma Singh Khalsa and George Perry write about lifestyle changes that can help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease; and Jamie Adams, Christopher Tarolli, and E. Ray Dorsey discuss the growing use of telehealth in psychiatric and neurological care. 




You’ve Got Some Explaining to Do, written by Jane Nevins, is a “must read” for neuroscientists writing for the general public. The author, who served as the first editor in chief of the Dana Press, brings more than 20 years of experience in translating neuroscience to lay readers. This is an easy-to-follow reference book where you can learn about your reader and your voice, common practices that sharpen your writing, and style.  You’ll want to keep it handy.