For Educators

Funny photograph of a toy brain with toy glasses resting on an open book
Encourage your students to look for neuroscience outside of science class.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Check out these optical illusions and learn why your brain gets tricked!
  • BBC
Do you think you could compete in a Brain Bee? Attempt these questions to find out!
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Create your own brain fair in the classroom with these activities.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Neuroscience has begun to trace the complex network of cognitive and neural processes that come together to create sudden insight.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Have your students practice their neuroscience knowledge with this jeopardy-style game.
  • University of Washington
Read this to discover some simple strategies to assist students with time management and other executive functions.
  • Edutopia
You might think that having lots of colorful posters in your classroom will aid students but this may not be true in reality. Read more to find out why.
  • Edutopia
Learn about the importance of sympathy and empathy and the roots of these emotions.
  • University of California
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See how you might be able to incorporate these lessons on the overlap of neuroscience and society into your high school curriculum!
  • The Franklin Institute
Learn about the benefits that short but frequent breaks can have on easily distracted students.
  • Edutopia
Use this interactive to explain to students what's going on in their brain when they get distracted in class.
  • Annenberg Learner
Delve into history of neuroscience with its founding father of Santiago Ramon y Cajal.
  • The Brain Geek

3D Brain

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