For the Classroom

Eating Right, Thinking Right

  • Published12 Dec 2017
  • Reviewed12 Dec 2017
  • Author Emma Lindberg
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Does one cookie ever turn into two cookies, or seven? Does eating too much turkey make you sleepy? Can your brain tell the difference between real sugar and artificial sweeteners?

Use these videos and lesson plans to help your students understand how things like calories, sugar, and overeating affect the brain.

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