Neuroscience and mental health

Read the latest news and reports about our work related to understanding the brain and mind, and conditions such as dementia, depression and schizophrenia.

Our work

Understanding learning: education and neuroscience

As we discover and understand more about how we learn, we can use this knowledge to guide teaching practices and help young people achieve more at school.


Protecting Mental Health: acting early against anxiety and depression [PDF 141KB]

  • February 2017

Report of evidence from the Frontiers meeting on Protecting Mental Health - acting early against anxiety and depression.

How neuroscience is affecting education [PDF 650KB]

  • January 2014

This report presents data from a series of surveys that explored how neuroscience is affecting education and learning.