The Brain and Nerves

The Brain and Nerves

by Steve Parker

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Overview

Looks at how the human brain works, including memory and learning as well as brain and nerve diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932799736
Publisher: Stargazer Books
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 31
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Animal Brains4
The Nervous System6
The Brain8
The Spinal Cord10
Nerves and Nerve Cells12
How Messages are Sent14
The Automatic System16
Body Reflexes18
The Thinking Brain20
Memory and Learning22
Moods and Stress24
Sleep and Consciousness26
Brain and Nerve Disorders28
Know your Body!30
Glossary31
Index32

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Science book review Book: Brain Surgery For Beginners, and Other Major Operations For Minors Author: Steve Parker Illustrator: David West Publisher: Scholastic inc. A delighting book of the amazing brain. This book is filled with interesting facts such as that the left side of your brain controls the right side of your body and vice-versa. To go along with these amazing facts are detailed, comical, colorful pictures. And cute helpful items such as the Brainy Says, which points out what section of the brain the book is looking at. From the thing that has the most knowledge about the brain: The Brain. With a step by step history of the brain and the great minds that studied them in the beginning. To a 19 word, detailed glossary that will suit your every need, ( as if the book did not already explain enough.) There wasn¿t any part of the brain Steve Parker didn¿t miss.