The Brain

The Brain

by Adolfo Cassan

ISBN-10: 0791090140

ISBN-13: 9780791090145

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers

Product Details

Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
Inside the Human Body Series
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Nature and Nurture4
The Central Nervous System: The Brain: A Sophisticated Computer8
Cerebral Areas: Functions of the Brain10
Sensory Pathways: The Senses12
Sensory Area of the Brain: Recognizing Sensations14
Cerebral Motor Area: Control of Movements16
Motor Pathways: Making Movements Happen18
Laterality: Righty or Lefty?20
Laterality: Which Is the Dominant Hemisphere?22
Cranial Pairs: What a Pair of Nerves!24
The Autonomic Nervous System: Our Body's Automatic Regulator26
The Autonomic Nervous System: Reflex Actions28
Did You Know? Interesting Facts. Index30

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