Behavioral and Social Sciences
Another extensive topic on the web. Special topics, e.g., neurosciences, can be found in their own sections. See also sections on Embryology and Imaging.
- The Digital Anatomist Univ. of Washington (now includes quizzing functions if you have the right software): http://www9.biostr.washington.edu/da.html
- Surgical Planning Laboratory - from Brigham & Women's Hospital (affiliated Harvard) - includes animations of surgery and 3-D reconstructions of various structures. Some of the latter have "fly-throughs", including one of the human ear. http://www.spl.harvard.edu/
- Net Anatomy - "an independently evaluated, award-winning educational website recognized for its Radiographic and Cross-Sectional Anatomy content". The product is no longer free – you have to belong to an institution that has a subscription: http://www.webanatomy.com
- The Visible Human Project (National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html
- The Anatomy Lesson, from Georgetown University : http://www.wesnorman.com/
- Instant Anatomy - this is the web page. A CD is also available, as are PODCASTs and an app. Be aware – these are not free (the app is about $65). http://www.instantanatomy.net/anatomy.html
- InnerBody – a free interactive site to teach anatomy to “students, patients and inquisitive visitors”: http://www.innerbody.com
- The Visible Body, 3D Human Anatomy. This is their website and there are activities as well as some free e-books. There also are apps to download (trial version is free, final versions are not): http://www.visiblebody.com
- Gray’s Anatomy. No, not the tv show, the classic text of anatomy: http://www.bartleby.com/107/
- American Association of Anatomists, “the professional home for the anatomical sciences community”: http://www.anatomy.org
- Medical student education, “a digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine.” Can’t say how “authoritative” this is, but there are a number of links to sites around the world: http://www.medicalstudent.com
- “Anatomedia”, from Australia, free trial, not yet complete: http://www.anatomedia.com
- PocketAnatomy, “the interactive human body”, from Ireland. Has a number of apps (“pocket brain,” “pocket heart,” etc., some of which are free and some go up to about $20): http://www.pocketanatomy.com
- Human Body: Explore the Human Anatomy in 3D: http://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps This is probably not the level of detail you need, but the 3-dimensional rotation of structures is very useful when learning structural relationships.
- Ever find yourself studying hard and then thinking, “geez, doesn’t anybody have an easier way of explaining this?” Sometimes it’s useful to step back and look at a basic explanation to help re-focus detail work at a high level. To that end, here’s zeroBio, it’s a high school site: http://www.execulink.com/~ekimmel/mixed_flash.htm but has demos of everything from Dissection Lab (link on upper left) to a flash animation on salutatory conduction on myelinated neurons or take a minute to watch a flash animation showing how the primary mRNA transcript produced during transcription is modified to become a mature transcript.
- e-Anatomy – the interactive atlas of human anatomy: https://www.imaios.com/en/e-Anatomy Some of this is free, but most of it is “premium” and requires a license, which as of 9/15 is $75/year.
- The Body Online – Stony Brook University Department of Anatomy - http://thebodyonline.net The page is under revision and you sometimes get html errors, but most of the images are “live” and some of them have accompanying videos. The images are a supplement to their anatomy course and, as such, are not labeled!