Assessing the Decade of the Brain

@article{Jones1999AssessingTD,
  title={Assessing the Decade of the Brain},
  author={Edward G. Jones and L M Mendell},
  journal={Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={284},
  pages={739 - 739}
}
T he 1990s were designated the Decade of the Brain (DOB) by the U.S. Congress. Originally sponsored by Congressman Silvio Conti (R-Mass.) on the recommendation of leaders of the neuroscience community, the proclamation was signed by President George Bush in July 1990. Noting that continued study of the brain was needed to combat the large number of debilitating neural diseases and conditions, it concluded by stating: “To enhance public awareness of the benefits to be derived from brain research… Expand
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