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View Resource The Secret Life of the Brain

This Web site is the online companion to a five-part series about the human brain from PBS. With loads of fantastic interactive features, this site makes learning about the brain both fun. One of the highlight of this site is the 3-D tour of the brain; users can rotate and zoom in or out on a model of the brain, clicking on areas of interest to learn their function. The drop-down menus on the same...
View Resource Scientific American Frontiers: Make Up Your Mind

This Web site is the online complement to Make Up Your Mind, a recently aired episode of the PBS series Scientific American Frontiers. This site would be a great addition to classroom material on brain anatomy and function, and could be tailored for a broad range of grade levels. Features include a Teaching Guide with downloadable activities and a quiz (for grades 5-8), plus Web links and other...
View Resource The Whole Brain Atlas (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on April 19, 2002)

Created by Keith A. Johnson and J. Alex Becker of Harvard University, the Whole Brain Atlas is a wonderful resource for physicians and others in the allied health sciences. First-time visitors may wish to start with the "Neuroimaging Primer," a nice introduction to process courtesy of Dr. Johnson. After this introduction, visitors can compare the "Normal Brain" images to those that display the...
View Resource Brain Science Podcast

Understanding how the brain works is a fascinating and engaging question, worth ruminating every day, if possible. The Brain Science Podcast does just that. Dr. Ginger Campbell, an experienced emergency room physician, has a long standing interest in mind-body medicine, the brain, and consciousness. As host, she features the latest books about neuroscience along with interviews with scientists...