Childhood & Adolescence

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It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Read more about what happens when your students' brains grow from chaos to clarity.
  • Edutopia
It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Charles A. Nelson answers your questions on how separation is harmful to a child’s developing brain.
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Genes in action before birth may sow the seeds of autism spectrum disorder.
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In this lesson Scholastics passes along the knowledge that understanding how your brain works can help explain why you behave like you do.
  • Scholastic
Can your teens tell the difference between their brain and an adult brain?
  • New York Times Blog
How much does the brain develop after birth? How do human brains develop compared to other animals?
  • PBS
With just a roll of the dice your students will learn about how every day choices can affect their brain development.
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We are born with most of the cells that make up our nervous system. However, some parts of the brain add new cells during infancy, and one adds cells throughout life.
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Kenneth Elpus, assistant professor of music education at the University of Maryland, discusses his experience as a music teacher and the fragmentation of art education in public schools.
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  • 22 min
How does your brain absorb the nutrients from your food?
  • University of Washington
This common teaching technique may be based on bad science. Watch the playback of this webinar on learning styles.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 59 min

3D Brain

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