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Brain and Behavior

Brain and Behavior

The cerebrum is comprised of two hemispheres, each somewhat specialized for certain functions.
© Buchachon Petthanya.

Nervous system, brain, senses, movement, components of the nervous system, neurotransmission, learning and memory, drugs, diseases of the nervous system, instincts

  • The Brain and Five Senses

    The Brain and Five SensesLessons

    Students investigate the brain, skull, sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, and learn how the brain and senses are connected.

  • The Brain, Neurons and Brain Chemistry

    The Brain, Neurons and Brain ChemistryLessons

    Students learn about the brain, neurons and chemical communication in the brain and nervous system, while building understanding of the powerful effects of drugs in the brain and body, and how our choices can affect brain function and performance.

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