I'm Suzana Herculano-Houzel
Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D., is a biologist and neuroscientist, researcher, writter, columnist at brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo and professor at Vanderbilt University, where she is Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Biological Sciences. She is also the first female editor-in-chief of The Journal of Comparative Neurology.
In this website, you’ll find most of her work as well as several neuroscience courses for different levels of knowledge all carefully crafted by her.
Welcome to my virtual office! The Crash Course consists of 14 short videos, or visits, lasting from 7 to 17 minutes, totaling just over two hours.
In each visit, you will learn a set of key concepts to get you started in the ways of neuroscience. You should watch the videos in the order they are presented, but of course you can do your own thing – and come revisit as often as you’d like, for MUCH LESS than the price of a textbook (the first episode is FREE).