Brain Anatomy and Function

Image of neurons in synapse locations
Bacterial infections can make their way to the brain, where they can linger undetected.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Take the traditional game of tag and turn it into a game of neuroscience tag!
  • University of Washington
Bacterial infections can make their way to the brain, where they can linger undetected.
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We work hard for reward — we work even harder to avoid disappointment.
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Have your students practice their neuroscience knowledge with this jeopardy-style game.
  • University of Washington
Depression does not only affect how people feel – it can also change how they think.
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Discover the addictiveness behind video games to understand the way students are motivated.
  • Psychology Today
Explore the nervous system with this interactive tool.
  • Inner Body
Teach your students about their brains and animal brains with this activity.
  • Brain U
Tracking how water moves through the brain reveals the brain’s information highways.
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The brain has some intense energy needs thanks to the unique role it plays in the body.
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The vestibular system is responsible for a host of functions you take for granted — at least until it malfunctions.
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  • 6 min
Construct a colorful working neuron and build out your own neural network.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.