For Educators

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These puzzles, quizzes, challenges, and interactive activities are a fun way to learn about neuroscience while staying at home.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
How sensitive is your skin? Try this quick activity to test your skin's sensory neurons.
  • Scientific American
You won't believe your eyes in this spooktacular illusion.
  • Scientific American
Supertasters sense food's flavor more strongly than most. Check your tongue for clues about your tasting tendencies!
  • Scientific American
Brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor studied her own stroke as it happened — and has become a powerful voice for brain recovery.
  • TED
If you developed a super-sour food, to whom would you try to sell it?
  • Scientific American
Why do we have two ears instead of just one? Try this activity and find out.
  • Scientific American
Think fast! Figure out your brain’s reaction time with this activity.
  • Scientific American
What can magic tricks tell us about the brain?
  • Scientific American
How much coffee is too much? Learn how caffeine affects the human brain in this video.
  • PHD Comics
How can a fruit fly teach us about our senses? Watch this video and see how scientists use fruit flies to learn more about our sense of smell.
  • Beckman Institute
How do we see every imaginable color with just three types of color receptors in our eye?
  • TED
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin outlines the causes, symptoms, and treatment for different types of brain tumors.
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

3D Brain

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