Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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If your students spend lots of time playing video games, it may not be a bad thing.
  • TED
  • 16 min
Many of the retina’s cells act as supporting characters to the neuron chains responsible for handling visual information.
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Many cells and molecules work together to help you see the world around you.
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Learn about the long-lasting impact of exercise on your brain's health.
  • TED
  • 13 min
Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
  • Edutopia
  • 2 min
The sense of touch conveys important social information and tells you when something is dangerous by letting you feel pain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 20-26, 2020.
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Specialized cells in taste buds detect molecules released during chewing.
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The process, function, or power of perceiving sound.
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We all have a blind spot.
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