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Nervous system

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View Resource Synesthesia

As the "Scientific American_ article in the first Web site (1) asks: "When you eat chicken, does it feel pointy or round? Is a week shaped like a tipped-over D with the days arranged counterclockwise? Does the [musical] note B taste like horseradish? Do you get confused about appointments because Tuesday and Thursday have the same color?" For most people, the answer would be a resounding 'no,' but...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0613
View Resource BBC Radio 4: Hearing Colours, Eating Sounds

In this two-part radio series from BBC Radio 4, the condition of synaesthesia is explored through interviews with scientists and those who have been diagnosed with the condition. Synaesthesia is a condition in which the five senses intermingle, so that stimulation in one sense may give rise to a stimulation in another sense. For one example, certain letters of the alphabet may be associated with...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/hearingcolours.shtml
View Resource BBC Science Programmes: Human Senses

This BBC Web site is absolutely packed with interactive features and cool facts about human senses. Created as the online companion to a recently-aired BBC science documentary series, this Web site offers a fun way to explore the five senses and the human brain. A set of quirky tests help visitors determine whether they are supertasters, learn about their personalities via the foods they crave, or...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/tv/humansenses/
View Resource Journal of Neurochemistry

Journal of Neurochemistry, the official journal of the International Society for Neurochemistry is "devoted to the molecular, chemical, and cellular biology of the nervous system."

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/action/cookieAbsent
View Resource Get Body Smart

The Get Body Smart site was created in 2000 by Scott Sheffield. He's been teaching human anatomy and physiology for over 20 years and the site is an important source of high-quality information on both fields. As it is an online textbook, the subject areas here on the homepage include Skeletal System, Nervous System, and Histology. Each of these areas includes an introductory tutorial, along with...

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https://www.getbodysmart.com/
View Resource Anatomy Arcade

Anatomy truly gets interactive via these collection of fun and engaging games, videos, and other multimedia excursions. The site was created by Ben Crossett, a science teacher in Australia. Several years ago, he decided to craft some new resources like "Poke a Muscle" and "Whack-A-Bone" that would be both entertaining and educational. Visitors can look at the Games By Body System to get started,...

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http://www.anatomyarcade.com/