Movement

Image of a nerve bundle
It doesn’t take brainpower to react to sudden danger; just a bit of spine.
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Help your students learn about sidedness within their own bodies.
  • University of Washington
Learn about the long-lasting impact of exercise on your brain's health.
  • TED
  • 13 min
A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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Every step you take, every move you make, motor neurons play a role.
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Glycinergic neurons stops your muscles from making too many moves.
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Training your non-dominant hand can improve your motor control, but you shouldn't expect an IQ boost.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Neurons and muscles communicate at specialized nodes called neuromuscular junctions.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
This furrowed structure helps you execute every move you make.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A look at the back of your throat provides insight into the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The spinal cord is the nexus of the peripheral nervous system, the brain’s connection to the rest of the body.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
People with akinetopsia, or “motion blindness,” instead see the world as a series of freeze-frame images.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Our senses do more than tell us when something smells sweet, or feels soft — they help us interpret our environment. This presentation will help you teach students how the brain processes our senses.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

3D Brain

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