Brain Facts

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Infobase Publishing, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 106 pages
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Brain Facts identifies the unusual facts that surround the study of the human brain. It also takes a close look at how the brain works, where in the brain its major functions reside, and how the different parts of the brain interact with each other to produce the human experience. With straightforward explanation of complex science and enlightening illustrations, this book brings into focus the the remarkable and mysterious organ at the center of the nervous system.
  

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Contents

Facts About Neurons
1
Facts About Brain Development
12
Facts About Our Senses
20
Facts About Our Movements
29
Facts About Brain Control of Body Functions
37
Facts About Sleep
45
Facts About Language
54
Facts About Learning and Memory
61
Facts About Higher Brain Functions
80
Glossary
88
Bibliography
94
Further Reading
97
Picture Credits
99
Index
100
About the AuthorAbout the Editor
106
Copyright

Facts About Emotions and Moods
70

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