Ideal for anyone interested in learning about the nervous system, this helpful “road map” of the brain explains various brain structures and pinpoints their locations and particular functions. Each chapter offers background information about a specific neuroscience topic, including the senses, sleep and dreaming, memory and learning, sidedness, and biological rhythms. The engaging experiments, games, and demonstrations help guide readers to an understanding of these concepts. The activities suggested meet national science education standards.
CONTENTS Introduction Chapter 1: Brain Basics Chapter 2: Parts of the Nervous System Chapter 3: Functions of the Nervous System Chapter 4: The Senses Chapter 5: The Health of Your Brain Glossary Bibliography Further Reading Index