Body Systems

Image of man's body
Do microbes living in our gastrointestinal tracts influence the way our brains work? Hear from a scientist who has been studying this question for nearly a decade.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Your selections: Body Systems
Inner Body created an online resource where students can take a peak at the nervous system.
  • Inner Body
Nervous System: The Show is a half hour long episode on the huge network of nerves and neurons in our bodies.
  • Idaho Public Television
Can it be? A crossword with neuroscience clues?
  • The Science Spot
What is the difference between the ANS and the PNS? What connects the hemispheres of the brain?
  • NGSS Life Science
Do you ever wish you could call the brain up and ask it what it does all day?
  • Kids Health
Looking to combine your students' love for crafts, magic tricks, and learning? Look no further.
  • University of Washington
The Regenerative Medicine Partnership for Education uses two lesson plans to teach students about the importance of the spinal cord and your brain!
  • Regenerative Medicine Partnership for Education
Can you name the three main parts of the nervous system?
  • Kids Health
One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric.
  • Wellcome Trust
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has admitted to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium, which boosts brain and body power and endurance. Here’s how it works.
How viruses like Zika disturb fetal brain development is a long-standing mystery.
  • The Dana Foundation
Hormones help to physically shape the brain during adolescence and beyond.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

3D Brain

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