The Nervous System/The Senses/The Skin by World Book
Call Number: 612.8 NER
"An introduction to the nervous system of the human body, and the senses and skin--one of six volumes in a set titled WORLD BOOK'S HUMAN BODY WORKS. Includes illustrations, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
The Brain and Nervous System by Steve Parker
Call Number: 612.8 PAR
The brain is the control center of the body, the site of our thoughts, feelings, and memories. The brain also regulates hundreds of body parts and processes. We will look at the network of nerves that branches from the brain and spinal cord and carries messages all over the body. We will discuss the effects of damage to the brain and nervous system and examine the importance of sleep in maintaining a healthy body and mind.
The Senses by Steve Parker
Call Number: 612.8 PAR
This book looks at how each of our senses works to receive information about the world around us. A detailed examination of each sense organ shows how the organ works to detect changes outside the body. We will also examine the processes by which we become aware of our senses and the possible ways these delicate organs can be damaged.
Eyes and Ears by Seymour Simon
Call Number: 612.8 SIM
Your eyes help you see colors and shapes. Your ears help you hear -- and also enable you to keep your balance. Did you ever wonder how these important organs work? Acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon has the answers, presented here in his award-winning style. His clear, fluid discussion of the eye and how it sees is accompanied by astonishing photographs that show the cornea, retina, and other eye parts. Diagrams are included for clarity, and optical illusions demonstrate the role the brain plays in seeing. The functions of the ear, which is pictured in close-up images and diagrams, are also carefully explained. Seymour Simon tells you what you need to know. He makes it interesting by sharing both the facts and his sense of wonder at the amazing workings of the human body.
National Geographic Investigates: the Human Brain by Kathleen Simpson
Call Number: 612.82 SIM
The Human Brain aligns young readers with top scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world in the field of neurobiology. The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating to kids. How do we think? How do we remember? How does our brain work with the senses to enable us to experience the world around us? What happens when a person's brain is injured, and what can be done to help fix it? This book puts readers right beside the brain researchers and doctors who are constantly seeking answers to these questions. The book introduces young readers to the inspiring men and women who are making incredible advances in the world of brain science. The informed, educational text and insightful illustrations help them understand all the latest developments in this exciting field of human science. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Brain 101 | National Geographic
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What percentage of your brain do you use? - Richard E. Cytowic
The left brain vs. right brain myth - Elizabeth Waters