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Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World
     

Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World

by Carl Y. SAAB, Eric H. Chudler
 

ISBN-10: 0791089452

ISBN-13: 9780791089453

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers

Light, sound, and smell shape our lives, but how does this happen? How can a noise produce a joyful memory or a cry? How can the smell of cookies bring you back to your early childhood? This book will take you on a journey from the source of light, sound, and odor into the brain, passing by the eye, ear, nose, tongue, and the many neurons along the way that make

Overview

Light, sound, and smell shape our lives, but how does this happen? How can a noise produce a joyful memory or a cry? How can the smell of cookies bring you back to your early childhood? This book will take you on a journey from the source of light, sound, and odor into the brain, passing by the eye, ear, nose, tongue, and the many neurons along the way that make sensory experience possible.

Brain works explores the amazing 3-pound organ that serves as the control center of the body. The five titles cover the anatomy and function of the brain, explain the various sensations and behaviors that the brain helps produce, and include activities and experiments to make learning about the brain an interactive experience.

About the Author:
Carl Y. Saab is a neuroscience researcher and assistant professor at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791089453
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Brain Works
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Neurons and Nerves     7
Hearing     18
The Ear     25
Vision     32
The Eye     43
Visual Abnormalities     62
Smell and Taste     68
Synesthesia     76
Glossary     88
Bibliography     92
Further Reading     93
Index     96

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