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Advances in imaging technology allow scientists to look at the wiring that helps us understand our surroundings.
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Neuroscience has begun to trace the complex network of cognitive and neural processes that come together to create sudden insight.
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You might think that having lots of colorful posters in your classroom will aid students but this may not be true in reality. Read more to find out why.
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We work hard for reward — we work even harder to avoid disappointment.
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Use this interactive to explain to students what's going on in their brain when they get distracted in class.
  • Annenberg Learner
Download this app and let your students begin exploring the nervous system.
  • Andamio Games
The pitch is appealing: sharpen your mind with a few minutes of brain games each day. Unfortunately, science suggests this promise is probably too good to be true.
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Hearing words that evoke visions of color or seeing letters that have gender are just a few examples of experiencing synesthesia. Jessica Johnson investigates this tangling of the senses.
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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Our senses do more than tell us when something smells sweet, or feels soft — they help us interpret our environment. This presentation will help you teach students how the brain processes our senses.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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