Reference guide to different forms of intelligence.
BrainLink produces wonderful materials including
story books, rabbit and cat brain molds and models and other
activities that focus about the nervous system. Four units of BrainLink
materials are available: Brain Comparisons, Motor
Highways, Sensory Signals, and Memory and Learning. They are appropriate
for elementary school students. The materials have been in development
for several years and I highly recommend them. For more information about
BrainLink, contact Carolina Biological
Commercial resources to teach neuroscience.
Coordination and Control
Module about the nervous system with basic information and experiments
for middle school students and teachers.
Explore the mysteries of the time.
Everthing you wanted to know about the drug Flakka.
How Stuff Works - The
A brief introduction to neuroanatomy.
Know Your Brain "Brain Basics" developed by the National
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Mental Health Resources for Students and Educators
Links to mental health resources.
Program sponsored by the School of Nursing at the Univ. of
Interactive multimedia software including the CD-ROM title
Journey into the Brain.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The NIDA has created two slide teaching packets for health
practitioners, teachers and neuroscientists:
- The Brain & the
Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana
Neurobiology of Drug Addiction
Search for shows about the brain, nervous system and the
NOVA - The TV series from PBS
The Brain Eater -
Mad Cow Disease
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Brain and
Exploring a neuroscientific approach to learning to see if relevant
research can better guide education policy makers
as to how the learning sciences and brain research can begin to find
Now - Human Behavior
A PBS special on discoveries in human behavior.
"You have brains in your head.|
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
Any direction you choose."
--- Dr. Seuss
"We are an intelligent species and the use of our intelligence quite
properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle.
When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous."
--- Carl Sagan
"The brain is a monstrous, beautiful mess. Its billions of nerve cells
called neurons - lie in a tangled web that displays cognitive powers far
exceeding any of the silicon machines we have built to mimic it."
--- William F. Allman
"The brain is a world consisting of a number of unexplored continents
and great stretches of unknown territory."
--- Santiago Ramon y Cajal
"Swiftly the brain becomes an enchanted loom, where millions of
flashing shuttles weave a dissolving pattern - always a meaningful pattern
- though never an abiding one."
--- Sir Charles Sherrington
"Shaped a little like a loaf of French country bread, our brain is a
crowded chemistry lab, bustling with nonstop neural
--- Diane Ackerman
"The human brain, then, is the most complicated organization of matter
that we know."
--- Isaac Asimov
"A better understanding of the brain is certain to lead man to a richer
comprehension both of himself, of his fellow man, and of society, and in
fact of the whole world with its problems."
--- John C. Eccles
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